Cranberry & blue cheese tart with pear salad

Cranberry & blue cheese tart with pear salad

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Prep: 10 mins Cook: 35 mins


Serves 4
Use up the remains of the cheeseboard and your cranberry sauce in this sweet-savoury tart

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal600
  • fat43g
  • saturates16g
  • carbs46g
  • sugars17g
  • fibre4g
  • protein11g
  • salt1.62g
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  • 4 onions, finely sliced



    Onions are endlessly versatile and an essential ingredient in countless recipes. Native to Asia…

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
    olive oil

    Olive oil

    ol-iv oyl

    Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

  • 375g pack ready-rolled puff pastry
  • 3 tbsp cranberry sauce


    A tart, ruby-red coloured berry which grows wild on shrubs throughout northern Europe and North…

  • 75g blue cheese

For the salad

  • 2 Little Gem lettuces, leaves separated
  • 1 pear, cored and thinly sliced



    Like apples, to which they are related, pears come in thousands of varieties, of which only a…

  • 2 tbsp salad dressing


  1. Heat oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6. In a non-stick frying pan, cook the onions in the olive oil with some seasoning for 12-15 mins until golden and soft.

  2. Lay the pastry on a parchment-lined baking sheet. Spread over the cranberry sauce, leaving a small border. Scatter over the onions. Bake for 20-25 mins, sprinkling with cheese halfway through.

  3. Toss the lettuce leaves and pear with the dressing and serve alongside the tart.

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27th May, 2013
Only did the tart but v nice. Ended up a bt bigger and pinker than the photo but v yummy. Might add crushed nuts in future.
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