The Pioneer Woman Tasty Kitchen
Profile Photo

Pear, Caramelized Onion and Blue Cheese Tart

0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep:

Cook:

Level: Easy

System:

12
x

Print Options

Page size Letter 3x5 4x6
Text Size Small Medium Large
Content Include description
Include prep time, etc.
Show image

Description

A fabulous and unusual appetizer!

Ingredients

  • 1 Tablespoon Butter
  • 2 whole Sweet Onions, Halved And Thinly Sliced
  • ¼ teaspoons Salt
  • ¼ teaspoons Pepper
  • 1 whole Pie Crust
  • 2 whole Bosc Pears, Peeled And Thinly Sliced
  • 1 Tablespoon Flour
  • 2 ounces, weight Blue Cheese
  • ¼ cups Chopped, Toasted Walnuts
  • 1 whole Egg, Beaten

Preparation

Melt butter in a large skillet and cook onion until caramelized, stirring frequently. It will be brown and limp and will have cooked down significantly. Season with salt and pepper.

Toss sliced pears with flour to coat.

Roll out pie crust to a 14 to 16-inch circle. Transfer to a large baking sheet or pizza pan.

Spread 1/2 of cooked onion over pie crust, leaving a 4-inch border all the way around.

Layer pears, remaining onion and blue cheese. Top with toasted walnuts, if desired.

Fold the pie crust border up toward the center, pleating as you go. There will be a small hole in the middle, exposing the pear mixture. Press the dough lightly and brush with beaten egg.

Bake at 425 degrees (F) for 20 -25 minutes till golden brown.

Let cool slightly and cut into wedges to serve.

4 Comments

You must be logged in to post a comment.

Profile photo of Mama Holli of Nobody Puts Mama In A Corner!

Mama Holli of Nobody Puts Mama In A Corner! on 1.23.2010

Oh my goodness!! ALL OF MY FAVORITE THINGS!

Profile photo of Karenpie

Karenpie on 12.20.2009

Hi Paty!
I’m so glad you liked it!

Profile photo of Paty

Paty on 12.18.2009

This is simply amazing Karen… amazing! Thanks for sharing it!

Profile photo of Karenpie

Karenpie on 12.1.2009

I just rated my own recipe as a “5”. Of course, I’m the best judge of the quality, right? AM I RIGHT OR AM I RIGHT?

No Reviews

You must be logged in to post a review.

Related Recipes

Island Time Trail Mix
Profile Photo by Stephanie | Worth Whisking in Appetizers
A snack that whisks you off to long, lazy days on...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 14 Level: Easy


Summer Peach Panzanella
Profile Photo by Aimee Pruett in Appetizers
This summer peach panzanella is juicy, crunchy, and the perfect refreshing...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 4 Level: Easy


Cinnamon Wonton Chips with Fruit Salsa
Profile Photo by Stacey @ Bake.Eat.Repeat. in Appetizers
Quick and easy cinnamon wonton chips with fruit salsa that is...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 4 Level: Easy


Thai Curry Mussels
Profile Photo by Dax Phillips in Appetizers
Simple steamed mussels coated with a great Thai green curry and...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 6 Level: Easy


Cheese & Avocado Toast
Profile Photo by Megan P in Appetizers
Simple healthy recipe for breakfast or a snack.
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 1 Level: Easy