Brie Pear Walnut Honey Flatbread

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Sweet, salty, gooey, and crunchy. This flatbread has a combination of ingredients that are delicious on their own, but when combined, are pure heaven.

This recipe is an adaptation of a popular menu item from a little brunch place in Little Italy/Portugal in Toronto called Saving Grace.  It’s been years since I dined there, way before I realized I was gluten-intolerant, but I still remember the brie, pear, walnut and honey on toasted baguette.  The blend of flavours were so perfect and I wanted to recreate a gluten-free version to enjoy at home.  I’ve made this a flatbread here but this would be great on your favourite gluten-free bread too.  Bonus, it’s super fast to whip up and fancy enough to be an appetizer, especially when served with a chilled sparkling wine.  A sweet way to start summer.

Brie and Pear ready to bake

Pear Brie Walnut and Honey Flatbread (makes 1 flatbread)

Ingredients

  • 1 brown rice tortilla from Food for Life
  • 6 pear slices
  • 6 slices Brie cheese
  • 12 walnut halves
  • 2 teaspoons honey, plus extra for drizzling
  • Arugula leaves for garnish

Directions

Preheat oven to 375.  Lay brie and pear on flatbread in a circular pattern, alternating the brie and pear pieces.  In a small bowl, toss walnuts and 2 teaspoons of honey until walnuts are coated.  Sprinkle walnuts on top of brie and pear.  Bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until edges are light golden brown and brie is melted.  Garnish with arugula leaves and additional drizzle of honey.

pear and brie with honey done 2

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2 Responses to Brie Pear Walnut Honey Flatbread

  1. Debbie May 3, 2013 at 6:19 pm #

    Made this for some friends and they over it! Delicious!

    • Ness May 3, 2013 at 9:10 pm #

      Thanks so much for sharing Debbie!

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