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Blue cheese, walnut and pear tart



6 portion(s)


  • 200 g blue cheese
  • 100 g walnuts
  • 150 g crème fraiche, (or thickened cream)
  • 4 eggs
  • 150 g Pears (can be pickle pears), cut in halves


  • 150 g plain flour
  • 75 g Butter, chilled
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 50 g water, chilled
  • 6
    Preparation 10min
  • 7
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    • Appliance TM 5 image
      Recipe is created for
      TM 5
      Please note that the TM5 mixing bowl has a larger capacity than the TM31 (capacity of 2.2 liters instead of 2.0 liters for TM 31). Recipes for the Thermomix TM5 may not be cooked with a Thermomix TM31 for safety reasons without adjusting the quantities. Risk of scalding by spraying of hot liquids: Do not exceed the maximum filling quantity and observe the filling level markings of the mixing bowl!

Recipe's preparation

    Pastry (from BCB cookbook)
  1. As per the Basic Cook book: Place flour, butter, salt and water into Closed lid and mix 20sec / speed 4.
  2. Transfer pastry onto a Thermomat or floured surface and work into a flattened bowl. Wrap dough in Thermomat or plastic wrap and refrigerate until needed
  3. Roll pastry onto baking baker and transfer to tart tin. Place another piece of baking paper on the top with baking beans, and pre-cook pastry for 8min.
  4. Filling
  5. During that time, pour eggs, creme fraiche and blue cheese into Closed lid and mix 10sec / speed 3.
  6. Remove pastry from oven and sprinkle walnuts over it. Place pears all over the pastry (see picture), and pour mixture onto it.
  7. Cook for 40minutes or until gold.

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You don't have to use pears, blue cheese and walnuts are the main ingredients.

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