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Apple, Pear, Ham & Bleu Cheese Tart

Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Course Brunch, Main Course
Cuisine American, French
Servings 6


  • 3 large slices of ham diced, about 2 cups
  • 1 large shallot diced
  • 1 T butter
  • 1 T brown sugar
  • 1 ripe pear unpeeled, sliced
  • 1 honeycrisp or gala apple
  • 4 eggs lightly beaten
  • salt & pepper
  • 1 cup half and half or milk
  • 4 oz. bleu cheese crumbled or substitute any cheese you like
  • 1 refrigerated pie crust dough round


  • Melt butter and cook shallot and ham in a large skillet. Add brown sugar and cook and stir about 3 minutes until bubbly and starting to caramelize.
  • Add pear and apple slices and saute 3-5 minutes until tender.
  • Pour mixture into crust.
  • Sprinkle with bleu cheese.
  • Combine cream and eggs, season with salt and pepper, and pour over ingredients in crust.
  • Bake at 375 for 40-45 minutes until golden and set in center.
  • Let sit for a few minutes before serving.
Keyword apple, ham, pear quiche, bleu cheese and pear quiche, quiche, sweet and savory quiche