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Pear-Almond Tart

Pear-Almond Tart
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 55 min
  • Ingredients 10
  • Servings 6
Enjoy this tart that’s made with pears and almonds - a delicious dessert.
Updated November 15, 2011

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon butter or margarine
  • 2 medium firm pears, peeled, cut into 1/4-inch slices
  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine, softened
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1/2 teaspoon all-purpose flour
  • 1 sheet frozen puff pastry (from 17.3-oz package), thawed
  • 1/4 cup apple jelly, melted
  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds, toasted

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 425°F. Line cookie sheet with cooking parchment paper. In 12-inch skillet, melt 1 tablespoon butter. Cook pears in butter 3 minutes or until just tender. Remove from heat; set aside. In food processor, place 1/4 cup almonds and 1 tablespoon sugar. Cover; process until finely ground. In medium bowl, mix softened butter and remaining 2 tablespoons sugar with spoon until blended. Add egg yolk; stir until well blended. Add flour and ground almond mixture; stir until blended.
  • 2
    Onto cookie sheet, roll pastry sheet into 11-inch square. Cut 1/2-inch-wide strip of pastry from each side of square. Brush edges of dough square with water; place dough strips along each edge to create a border. Spread almond mixture over center of pastry; top with pears. Bake 25 to 28 minutes or until puffed and golden. Brush with jelly; sprinkle with toasted almonds. Serve warm.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
225
Total Fat
12g
0%
Saturated Fat
5g
0%
Sodium
86mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
28g
0%
Dietary Fiber
3g
0%
Protein
3g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1/2 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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