Pear and Blue Cheese Flatbread

Serve as an appetizer course, or with a hearty bowl of soup on a chilly evening. The combination of pears with walnuts and blue cheese is a classic! Substitute fresh spinach for the arugula if you prefer.

Pear Flatbread

Prep Time

15 minutes

Cook Time

10 minutes


6 Servings


4 flatbread (small or 2 lavash, cut in quarters or halves)
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 pear (cored and thinly sliced)
8 ounces cheese, blue (crumbled)
2 teaspoons sage, fresh (minced)
2 tablespoons walnuts (coarsely chopped)
2 cups arugula (washed)
1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  black pepper (to taste)


Heat the oven to 450 degrees F. Place the flatbread or lavash pieces on a large sheet pan and drizzle with olive oil. Spread the pear slices evenly on top, sprinkle with blue cheese, sage and walnuts. Bake for 6 to 8 minutes until the cheese is bubbly. Remove from the oven.

While the flatbreads are baking, toss the arugula with the balsamic vinegar. Top the hot flatbreads with the dressed greens, sprinkle with black pepper and serve.


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