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overhead pitcture of a platter of blue cheese pear tartine

Oregon Blue Cheese and Pear Tartine

Course: Appetizer, Breakfast + Brunch
Cuisine: Pacific Northwest
Season: All Season
Preparation: Fast + Easy
15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 2 to 3
A few little ingredients and a few minutes transports you to Oregon's Rogue Valley with this Blue Cheese and Pear tartine.
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  • 6 slices baguette, sliced ½" thick on the diagonal
  • olive oil
  • 6- 8 ounces Oregon Blue cheese (or your favorite) sliced or crumbled
  • 1 ripe pear, sliced horizontally ¼" thick, seeds removed
  • Tbsp. honey
  • ¼ cup toasted hazelnuts, coarsley chopped
  • fresh thyme leaves for garnish
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Drizzle or brush both sides of the baguette sliced with olive oil. Toast lightly. Distribute the sliced or crumbled blue cheese on top of the toasted bread, and place under a hot broiler for 2-3 minutes, until it begins to bubble. Place pear sliced on top of the blue cheese, and broil again for another 2-3 minutes until the pears are warmed and look a bit juicy.
  • Drizzle the pears with honey. Distribute the chopped hazelnuts over the tartine, and sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste. Serve while hot.