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Pear, walnut and Roquefort tart recipe

Pear, walnut and Roquefort tart recipe

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  • Serves 4
  • 10 mins to prepare and 35 mins to cook
  • 585 calories / serving
  • Vegetarian


  • 1x 375g pack ready-rolled puff pastry
  • 4 ripe pears, cored and sliced
  • 125g Roquefort
  • handful rocket leaves
  • 20g walnuts, chopped
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • 1tbsp runny honey
If you don't have any pears, try using apples

Each serving contains

  • Energy

  • Fat

    36g 51%
  • Saturates

    18g 90%
  • Sugars

    22g 24%
  • Salt

    1.3g 22%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 55.4g Protein 12.8g Fibre 4.8g


  1. Preheat the oven to 200°C, 400°F, Gas Mark 6.
  2. Lay the pastry out on a sheet of nonstick baking paper. Score a 1cm border around the edge. Prick the base all over with a fork and bake in the oven for 8-10 minutes until lightly gold and starting to puff up around the edge. Arrange the pears evenly over the base of the tart, then top with the Roquefort, rocket and walnuts. Grind over a little pepper.
  3. Turn the oven down to 180°C, 350°F, Gas Mark 5. Bake in the oven until the pastry is cooked through and the cheese melting – check after 10 minutes, then check every four minutes or so until done. Drizzle with the honey before serving.

This recipe is very rich and indulgent, so shouldn't be eaten too often. But it's perfect for those special occasions!

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