Cranberry & blue cheese tart with pear salad

Use up the remains of the cheeseboard and your cranberry sauce in this sweet-savoury tart

  • Prep:10 mins
    Cook:35 mins
  • Serves 4
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 600
  • fat 43g
  • saturates 16g
  • carbs 46g
  • sugars 17g
  • fibre 4g
  • protein 11g
  • salt 1.62g


  • 4 onions, finely sliced
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 375g pack ready-rolled puff pastry
  • 3 tbsp cranberry sauce
  • 75g blue cheese
  • 2 Little Gem lettuces, leaves separated
  • 1 pear, cored and thinly sliced
  • 2 tbsp salad dressing


  1. Heat oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6. In a non-stick frying pan, cook the onions in the olive oil with some seasoning for 12-15 mins until golden and soft.

  2. Lay the pastry on a parchment-lined baking sheet. Spread over the cranberry sauce, leaving a small border. Scatter over the onions. Bake for 20-25 mins, sprinkling with cheese halfway through.

  3. Toss the lettuce leaves and pear with the dressing and serve alongside the tart.

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