Apple & Blue Cheese Tart
Prep Time: 15 Min
Start to Finish: 55 Min
1 Pillsbury® refrigerated pie crust (from 15-oz box), softened as directed on box
3 tablespoons butter or margarine
2 medium shallots, finely chopped (about 1/3 cup)
1 medium apple, peeled, cut into 1/4-inch slices (about 1 cup)
1/4 cup chopped pistachio nuts
2 tablespoons sweetened dried cranberries
1/4 cup crumbled blue cheese (1 oz)
1 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme leaves
1 red pearl onion, halved, if desired
1. Heat oven to 450°F. Make pie crust as directed on box for One-Crust Baked Shell using 9-inch tart pan with removable bottom. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until lightly browned.
2. Meanwhile, in 8-inch skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Add shallots; cook 2 to 4 minutes, stirring occasionally, until tender. Remove from heat.
3. Arrange apple slices in concentric circles in single layer in crust. Spread butter mixture over apples.
4. Bake 15 to 20 minutes. Sprinkle nuts, cranberries, cheese and thyme over apples. Bake about 3 minutes longer or until crust is golden brown. Cool on cooling rack 10 minutes. Serve warm or at room temperature. Garnish with onoin.
1 Serving: Calories 120 (Calories from Fat 80); Total Fat 8g; Cholesterol 10mg; Sodium 110mg; Total Carbohydrate 11g (Dietary Fiber 0g); Protein 1g
% Daily Value: Vitamin A 4%; Vitamin C 0%; Calcium 0%; Iron 0%
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