Pear Tart with Bleu d'Auvergne Cheese

Description


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Ingredients

At a glance
Cheeses
Course
Blue Cheeses
Occasions
Serves
4

* 4 unbaked pie shells
* 4-5 inches in diameter
* 4 very ripe pears
* 8 oz. Cantorel Bleu d'Auvergne

Methods/steps

* Bake the empty pie shells between two plates so that bubbles do not form.
* Grate the Bleu d'Auvergne into fine shavings of cheese. Spread the cheese evenly over each pie shell.
* Cut the pears into very thin slices and arrange in a rosette.
* Bake in a hot oven (400° F) for 2 to 3 minutes.

Additional Tips

Serve with a frisee salad and bacon as an appetizer or as part of the cheese service.

Serve this dish with a Coteaux du Layon Blanc (a semi-dry white wine from the Anjou region).

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