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Fall Pear Galette

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  • 25 min prep time
  • 2 hr 0 min total time
  • 8 ingredients
  • 8 servings
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Try this French-style free-form tart recipe featuring caramel coated pears wrapped in Pillsbury® pie crust – a fitting dessert to end a fall meal.

Ingredients

1
Pillsbury™ refrigerated pie crust, softened as directed on box
1/2
cup shredded sharp Cheddar cheese (2 oz)
5
ripe Bartlett or Anjou pears, peeled, cut into 1-inch slices
1
tablespoon lemon juice
1/8
teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/4
cup packed brown sugar
3
tablespoons all-purpose flour
1/3
cup granulated sugar

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. Line 15x10x1-inch pan with parchment paper or wax paper; spray paper with cooking spray.
  • 2 Remove pie crust from pouch; unroll on lightly floured work surface. Roll into 11-inch round; place in pan. Sprinkle cheese over crust to within 1 inch of edge.
  • 3 In large bowl, toss pears with lemon juice and nutmeg. Add brown sugar and flour; toss gently. Mound pear mixture on center of crust to within 2 inches of edge. Fold edge of crust over pears, pressing gently to seal (crust will not cover pears in center).
  • 4 Bake 30 minutes or until crust is lightly browned (filling may leak slightly during baking). Remove galette from pan and cool on cooling rack.
  • 5 In 1-quart heavy saucepan, heat granulated sugar over medium heat about 4 minutes, stirring frequently, until sugar is dissolved. Cook and stir 1 minute or until golden. Remove from heat; drizzle caramelized sugar over galette.
  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. Line 15x10x1-inch pan with parchment paper or wax paper; spray paper with cooking spray.
  • 2 Remove pie crust from pouch; unroll on lightly floured work surface. Roll into 11-inch round; place in pan. Sprinkle cheese over crust to within 1 inch of edge.
  • 3 In large bowl, toss pears with lemon juice and nutmeg. Add brown sugar and flour; toss gently. Mound pear mixture on center of crust to within 2 inches of edge. Fold edge of crust over pears, pressing gently to seal (crust will not cover pears in center).
  • 4 Bake 30 minutes or until crust is lightly browned (filling may leak slightly during baking). Remove galette from pan and cool on cooling rack.
  • 5 In 1-quart heavy saucepan, heat granulated sugar over medium heat about 4 minutes, stirring frequently, until sugar is dissolved. Cook and stir 1 minute or until golden. Remove from heat; drizzle caramelized sugar over galette.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
260
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
0%
Saturated Fat
4g
0%
Sodium
180mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
47g
0%
Dietary Fiber
4g
0%
Protein
2g
2%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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