Recipe Box, Apple, Pear, & Walnut Galette

Galettes are one of my go to favorites

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This one is perfect for September and thoughts of Fall

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Yummmmmy caramelized onions …

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A tasty base for freshly sliced apples and pears

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You can make a fancy arrangement or just toss them on

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I did a combo of slices and chopped apples

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Now comes the good part, walnuts and gorgonzola!

If you’re not bleu cheese lover, sub sharp cheddar

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Now fold in the edges

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Brush the dough with an egg wash

so it bakes up pretty and golden

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Serve as an appetizer, side dish or main dish

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You can add cooked sausage, bacon, or ham

to make it even heartier if desired

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Perfect for these early Fall days

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It’s loaded with flavor!

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APPLE, PEAR and WALNUT GORGONZOLA GALETTE

Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Course Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 4

Ingredients
  

  • 1 refrigerated pie crust dough circle
  • 1 apple
  • 1 ripe pear
  • 1 large vidalia or sweet onion
  • 1-2 oz walnuts chopped
  • 2-3 oz crumbled Gorgonzola cheese* or bleu cheese
  • 2 T butter divided
  • 1 T olive oil
  • 1 egg

Instructions
 

  • Peel and cut onion into 1/4″ slices.
  • Place in skillet with 1 T butter and olive oil and cook over medium low until caramelized, stirring occasionally, about 25 minutes.
  • Place pie crust circle on a silpat or piece of parchment paper on a baking sheet.
  • Distribute onions evenly on crust leaving a 2 inch border around the edge.
  • Wash fruit and cut into fairly thin slices and place on top of onions.
  • Sprinkle with walnuts and cheese.
  • Cut 1 T butter into tiny pieces and dot fruit mixture.
  • Fold up edges by starting with a 3 inch edge, turning and pleating dough as you go around, forming the edge of the galette.
  • Beat the egg and brush over the galette’s edge.
  • Bake at 400 for 20 minutes or until galette looks done and pie crust is golden. Let sit for 5-10 minutes before cutting. Serves 4-6

Notes

*substitute sharp cheddar for gorgonzola if desired
Keyword apple pie, fruit galette, sweet and savory galette

Enjoy!

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Comments
24 Responses to “Recipe Box, Apple, Pear, & Walnut Galette”
  1. Anonymous says:

    I am definitely making this one. Wonderful fall appetizer.

  2. That’s a delicious and loaded Fall galette! I would love a huge slice with some arugula salad or a soup!

  3. Jenna, what a perfect September recipe. I would love it for tonight’s dinner! Happy Sunday!

  4. thefrenchhutch says:

    Wow, love this combo for what must be an amazing combo of flavors. This not only looks delish but it’s so pretty. What a treat! Happy Sunday Jenna. …

  5. Shannon@Belle Bleu Interiors says:

    Jenna, this looks absolutely scrumptious! I think it would also be perfect for a brunch. You always have the best recipes. Happy Sunday, sweet friend!

  6. Wonderful! Such a classic combination of flavors, and the apple adds its own dimension!

  7. Oh wow! what an indulgent savoury/sweet treat. Love the flavour combo. Going to have to give this a go too. #SundaysonSilverado

  8. Mary says:

    Galettes are so quick and easy to assemble Jenna! Wonderful combo of flavors. ♥

  9. Nancy says:

    Is there any left? Mmmmm! I’ll be making this!

  10. Kitty says:

    Oh my…yummy!!

  11. I’ve never made a galette before — this one might be my first. It looks fabulous and I could see appetizer, snack or maybe even dessert potential with this one.

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