Stilton and Fresh Pear Tart

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Total Time
50mins
Prep
5 mins
Cook
45 mins

From thebritishshoppe.com. Nice for lunch, with a salad. Stilton cheese can be found at Trader Joes. I like the one with cranberries and I think it would be especially good in this recipe.

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Ingredients

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Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 450°F.
  2. Mix flour and salt together. With your fingers, mix in butter that is at room temperature until crumbly.
  3. Press into bottom of 8" or 9" tart pan with removable bottom. Prick holes in bottom of pastry with a fork.
  4. Blind bake for 5 minute Remove from oven and let cool.
  5. Turn oven down to 350°F.
  6. Sprinkle crumbled stilton into cooled pastry shell.
  7. Place sliced pear over stilton, in a spoke pattern.
  8. Beat eggs and then beat in the half and half.
  9. Pour egg mixture over the pears and stilton until the tart pan is almost full.
  10. Bake for 30-40 min or until set.
  11. Let cool for 5 minutes before cutting and serving.