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Savory Pear tart with rosemary, spinach, blue cheese and balsamic

This tart just looks fancy.  The recipe for it is super simple, and the result is a deliciously flavorful combination of sweet and savory.  It blurs the boundaries of appetizer and dessert, adult food and kid food.  Perfect to serve at a big party or for just a party of one.

Savory Pear and Spinach Tart

A flaky buttery crust topped with roasted pears, spinach, rosemary, bubbly warm blue cheese, and just a drizzle of balsamic vinegar.  A flavor wonder in under than 30 minutes!

To make one you will need:

  • 1 frozen puff pastry, thawed
  • 2 anjou pears, or any ripe pear will do the trick, thinly sliced
  • 1 handful baby spinach leaves
  • 2 tablespoons fresh chopped rosemary
  • 100g (about 3.5 ounces) of blue cheese, crumbled
  • 1 teaspoon of balsamic vinegar

Preheat your oven to 400°.

Puff Pastry

Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and roll out your puff pastry.

Pears on crust

Start out by placing your sliced pears in a single layer.

Tart Layering

Add the baby spinach and rosemary.

Pear tart building

Finish it off with the blue cheese and drizzle of balsamic.  Pop it into your oven for 15-20 minutes until the crust is bubbling up and golden brown.

Savory Pear Tart Square

Slicing up the tart

Slice of Savory Pear Tart

Slice it up and serve it to your adoring family or friends.

Savor that Tart

Let the compliments roll in.

XO-Jenny

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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