Warm Camembert Salad with Apples and Walnuts

Warm Camembert Salad With Apples and Walnuts
Rick Lew
For a nice presentation, save the pastry shell tops to place on the individual filled shells just before serving. Prep: 15 minutes; Bake: 25 minutes.


Makes 6 servings

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1 (10-ounce) package frozen puff pastry shells (6 shells)
1 (8-ounce) whole Camembert
2 (3.5-ounce) containers mâche (also called
2 Royal Gala apples (or a similar sweet, crisp variety), peeled and cut into bite-size pieces
2 tablespoons chopped walnuts, toasted


1. Preheat oven to 400°. Place pastry shells on a baking sheet, and bake at 400° for 10 minutes. Remove shell tops, and reserve for garnish or another use. Remove rind from Camembert, and cut cheese into 6 wedges. Place a wedge into each partially baked shell. Bake for 15 minutes or until cheese is bubbly and brown.

2. Place pastry shells on individual plates, 1 per person; add shell tops, if desired. Toss lettuce and next 3 ingredients; distribute salad evenly around each shell.