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Pear Tart

Ingredients
  9 inch pie crust 1 , refrigerated (Ready To Bake)
  Bartlett pears/Bosc pears 48 Small, cored, pared, and thinly sliced (Eight Six Ounce Each Pieces)
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Honey 1 Tablespoon
  Sugar 1 Teaspoon, granulated
  Cardamom/Cinnamon 1⁄4 Teaspoon, ground
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat oven to 450° F.
2. In a 10 inch tart pan, place the pie crust dough over bottom and up side.
3. With a fork, prick the dough on all sides and flute edges, if desired.

MAKING
4. Place the pan in the middle of center oven rack and bake for about 10 minutes until the crust is brown.
5. Arrange the pear slices decoratively inside the tart pan and keep aside.
6. In a small saucepan, cook lemon juice and honey over low heat for about 1 minute until honey is melted; stir frequently.
7. Using a pastry brush, apply the honey mixture over the pear slices.
8. Return the pan into the middle of center oven rack and bake for 15 minutes.
9. Set the oven on broiling mode.
10. In a small bowl, mix sugar with cardamom and sprinkle evenly over pear slices.
11. Return the pan into the oven and broil for 1-2 minutes until sugar caramelizes.
12. Remove the tart from oven and place on a wire rack for cooling.

SERVING
13. Garnish with mint sprig.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Interest: 
Holiday, Party, Healthy
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Pear
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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