Pear and Blue Cheese Tart

Pear and Blue Cheese Tart

Enjoy this delicious pear tart dessert made using Original Bisquick® mix and sprinkled with cheese and walnuts that can be served warm or cold.

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1 1/2
cups Original Bisquick® mix
cup very hot water
tablespoons butter or margarine
shallots, finely chopped (about 1/3 cup)
medium pears, peeled, cut into 1/4-inch slices (about 2 cups)
cup chopped walnuts
cup crumbled blue cheese (2 oz)
tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  1. Heat oven to 425°F. Spray 9-inch tart pan with removable bottom with cooking spray.
  2. In medium bowl, stir Bisquick mix and hot water until soft dough forms. Press dough in bottom and up side of tart pan, using fingers coated with Bisquick mix. Bake 10 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, in 8-inch skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Add shallots; cook 2 to 4 minutes, stirring occasionally, until tender; remove from heat.
  4. Arrange pear slices on crust. Spread butter mixture over pears. Bake 20 minutes.
  5. Sprinkle walnuts over pears. Bake about 10 minutes longer or until tart is golden brown.
  6. Remove from oven; sprinkle with cheese. Cool 10 minutes on cooling rack. Sprinkle with parsley. Serve warm or at room temperature.
Makes 12 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Apple and Blue Cheese Tart: Substitute 2 medium cooking apples for the pears.
Quick Tip:
Other blue-veined cheese, such as Gorgonzola or Stilton, can also complement the fruit on this tart.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 130
    • (Calories from Fat 60),
  • Total Fat 7g
    • (Saturated Fat 3g,
    • Trans Fat 1/2g),
  • Cholesterol 10mg;
  • Sodium 260mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 15g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
    • Sugars 3g),
  • Protein 3g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.