Puff Pastry Tarts with St. Andre Cheese and Balsamic Strawberries

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 45 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook: 35 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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Ingredients

1/2 cup walnuts, crushed

4 frozen store-bought puff pastry shells

1 cup fresh strawberries, sliced

2 tablespoons aged balsamic (minimum 7 years aged)

1 tablespoon pure maple syrup

One 7-ounce piece St. Andre cheese, rind removed and sliced 

Coarsely cracked black pepper

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. 
  2. Spread the walnuts on a baking sheet and toast for 10 minutes. 
  3. Increase the oven to 400 degrees F. 
  4. Place the frozen pastries on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Bake until puffed, 20 to 25 minutes. 
  5. Meanwhile, in a bowl, add the strawberries, balsamic and maple syrup. Mix. 
  6. While the pastries are still hot, stuff with the cheese, and then top with walnuts, strawberries and some pepper. Serve hot.

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