1. Pear Compote Flatbread Recipe

Pear Compote Flatbread Recipe

Sandy Coughlin | Appetizers, Pears, Relish |American

When hosting a get-together, it can be difficult to cook a big meal. Providing small bites like this Pear Compote Flatbread recipe made with Harry & David pears can be a great alternative to give you more time to enjoy the party!

This flatbread with Royal Riviera Pear Compote is a delightful treat served with Cacow Belle cheese. When paired with the delicious L de Lyeth from Sonoma County, it makes for a delightful Cabernet Sauvignon food pairing. It has a hint of herbs and lemon and honey. And the touch of sweetness from the pear compote adds another level of flavor that is so delicious. In addition to the flavors in the flatbread, the ease of making this recipe is another reason why it's a must try! You'll spend more time enjoying time with your guests than preparing an expansive menu. And it will be a hit with everyone! Next time there's a gathering, make sure this recipe is on the menu.

Pear Compote Flatbread Recipe

Prep Time: 4 minutes | Cook Time: 12 minutes | Total Time: 16 minutes
Low Lactose / Lactose-Free


  • 2 Royal Riviera Pears, peeled and cut into small chunks
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tsp. cornstarch
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1/2 tsp. lemon juice
  • Lemon zest
  • 2-3 small flatbreads
  • Olive oil
  • Rosemary, finely chopped
  • Sea salt
  • 1 Tbsp. honey


  1. Heat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Place several small flatbreads on a baking sheet and drizzle with olive oil.
  3. Lightly sprinkle with rosemary and salt; bake for 8 minutes. Cool.
  4. In the meantime, combine pears, sugar, cornstarch, vanilla, and lemon juice and zest in a medium saucepan.
  5. Heat over medium heat until juicy and thickened, about 3-4 minutes.
  6. Slice the flatbread diagonally and drizzle with honey.
  7. Serve the pear compote on the side with cheese.
Makes: 2-3 flatbreads
Serves: 2-3 servings