Pear and Blue Cheese Flatbread

Pear and Blue Cheese Flatbread-this amazing flatbread only takes 20 minutes to make. It is great served as an appetizer or meal!  

Pear and Blue Cheese Flatbread Recipe on twopeasandtheirpod.com. Great as an appetizer or serve as a main dish with a salad!

Josh loves blue cheese. When we first started dating, he took me out to dinner. He ordered a pear and blue cheese salad to start. When the salad came out he asked our server for extra blue cheese. The server brought back a huge bowl of blue cheese and Josh dumped the entire thing on his salad and cleaned his plate. I was amazed. I love blue cheese, but a little goes a long way:) I learned that a little blue cheese isn’t enough for Josh. He likes lots and lots of blue cheese.

Josh still loves a good pear and blue cheese salad, but his favorite way to enjoy blue cheese is on this Pear and Blue Cheese Flatbread. This flatbread recipe only takes 20 minutes to make and is great served as an appetizer or meal. We love making it for lunch or dinner. We serve a salad on the side and call it good! Of course, Josh adds blue cheese to his salad. He can never have too much:)

Pear and Blue Cheese Flatbread Recipe on twopeasandtheirpod.com. Great as an appetizer or serve as a main dish with a salad! #appetizer #vegetarian

The star of our flatbread is Salemville’s Blue Cheese. Salemville’s blue-veined cheeses are sustainably produced by an Amish community in Cambria, Wisconsin. Cows are hand-milked twice daily without the use of machines or electricity and milk is delivered to the factory in traditional 10-gallon milk cans. All Salemville cheeses are farmer-certified rBGH free, rich in calcium and contain no preservatives or chemical additives. It is good stuff!

Pear and Blue Cheese Flatbread Recipe on twopeasandtheirpod.com

We top store-bought flatbread with a little olive oil,  Salemville’s Blue Cheese Crumbles, thinly sliced pears, red onion, and rosemary. We bake the flatbread until the cheese is melted and pears are tender.

Pear and Blue Cheese Flatbread Recipe on twopeasandtheirpod.com. #appetizer #vegetarian

When the flatbread comes out of the oven, we drizzle it with honey. Don’t skip this step! The honey adds the perfect amount of sweetness to the flatbread. All of the flavors come together to create an amazing flatbread!

Pear and Blue Cheese Flatbread Recipe on twopeasandtheirpod.com. This quick and easy flatbread only takes 20 minutes to make!

This Pear and Blue Cheese Flatbread recipe is perfect for entertaining or when you aren’t in the mood to cook. You can have this gourmet flatbread on your table in 20 minutes! It will impress your guests and your belly! It is a favorite at our house!

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Pear and Blue Cheese Flatbread Recipe on twopeasandtheirpod.com. This gourmet flatbread only takes 20 minutes to make!

Pear and Blue Cheese Flatbread

This quick and easy flatbread only takes 20 minutes to make and is great as an appetizer or main dish!

Ingredients
  

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil divided
  • ¼ red onion thinly sliced
  • 1 store-bought flatbread
  • 4 oz Salemville Amish Blue Cheese Crumbles
  • 1 pear thinly sliced
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh rosemary
  • 1 tablespoon honey

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  • In a small skillet, heat 1 tablespoon olive oil over medium-high heat. Place the red onion in the skillet and sautรฉ until tender, about 3-5 minutes. Set aside to cool.
  • Brush the flatbread with remaining 1 tablespoon of olive oil. Top with blue cheese crumbles and red onion. Arrange pear slices over the flatbread. Sprinkle with fresh rosemary.
  • Place flatbread on a pizza pan or baking sheet and bake for 10 minutes or until cheese is melted and flatbread is crisp around the edges. Remove from oven and drizzle with honey. Cut into slices and serve.

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I'm Maria and my husband is Josh. We share a love of cooking, baking, and entertaining. We enjoy creating recipes that are simple, fresh, and family friendly. We love sitting around the table with good food, good conversation, and good friends and family! Our kitchen is always open!
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  1. Love the story about Josh and dumping the whole bowl of blue cheese on his salad on your first date! ha! Great bread, Maria! Pinned

  2. Haha, my hubby would totally dump all the cheese on the salad…he hates seeing the lettuce, as it makes it look to healthy!
    we just tried pear and blue cheese pizza, and died…so this is going on our must make list! Pinned!

  3. This looks fabulous! Love that it is a quick and easy app that can be made at the last minute. ๐Ÿ™‚

  4. I can never get enough blue cheese..probably why I don’t really keep it in the house. In France, the standard blue cheese is Roquefort and man, that slice does not last long when paired with a fresh baguette. I like this flatbread because it would probably help me portion control somewhat…or maybe not, who am I kidding! Great idea!

  5. Although I’m not a huge blue cheese fan, I’m so tempted to try this. Looks super delicious. This would be great with some prosciutto and rocket.

  6. That is some SERIOUS blue cheese love! This would be lovely as an app or light dinner (with a blue cheese salad perhaps? ๐Ÿ˜‰ )

  7. Sounds divine! Going to have to try…except NOT a fan of rosemary. I would leave it off. Any suggestions for substitution for the rosemary??

    1. You can just leave off the rosemary and it will still have plenty of flavor. You can also try thyme!

  8. This look so simple and summer perfect! Love the drizzle of honey right as it comes out of the oven. Fabulous!

  9. I am such a sucker for blue cheese! We grew up eating it on toast with butter with our eggs. ๐Ÿ™‚

  10. My husband’s a blue cheese freak too! Especially with pears, we always make a pear and blue cheese salad when pears are in season! Pinning this one for him!

  11. what brand of flatbread did you use? looks fabulous and i think i will add it to my 4th of july dinner menu!

  12. I love blue cheese and pear combinations! YUM! Too funny about Josh dumping all of that cheese. I tend to agree with you that a little goes a long way especially if it’s a really rich blue cheese.

  13. My husband LOVES Blue Cheese, and I think I could convince him to give this a try…though it might be a little sophisticated for his cowboy tastes ๐Ÿ˜‰

  14. Wow!!!! pear and blue cheese is such a classic combination and using this winning combo on a flatbread has me drooling! Need to get some flatbreads really soon!

  15. This flatbread definitely catches my interest! I’m a huge fan of blue cheese as well, but not so much of warm/heated pears. However, the idea of putting them both together is something I’ve never heard and look forward to making. Hopefully my parents enjoy it!

  16. Amazing looking flat bread. If it taste as good as it looks. you guys have a winner. So funny how much Josh loves blue cheese. ๐Ÿ™‚

  17. I made the Pear and Blue Cheese flatbread for an impromptu Wednesday night wine and appetizer party and everyone loved it! Thanks for a great recipe that I know I’ll make many times.

  18. Hi,
    We tried your pear and blue cheese flatbread and it had delicious flavor. However we must have had the wrong brand or size of flatbread because the entire flatbread was soggy and wanted to simply fall apart. Can you help us with this? Either a brand or better yet size of the flatbread we need to use to make this amazing entree work. Any hints or tips would be most appreciated. Thank.

    Judy