Caramelized Onion and Goat Cheese Tart

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Michael Davis

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@mpatrickdavis

Great for a quick appetizer or a late night snack.

Blue Ribbon Recipe

Wow, this caramelized onion and goat cheese tart is quite tasty. It's rich with a fantastic combination of flavors. Adding thyme to the caramelized onions gives the onions an aromatic sweetness that's well complemented by the tangy goat cheese and salty, crunchy bacon. The texture and butteriness of the puff pastry puts this tart over the top. Test Kitchen Avatar The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
3-4
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 2 large
    Spanish onions, about 1 lb
  • 1 small
    package of goat cheese, 4 oz.
  • 8 slice
    thick sliced bacon
  • 1 sprig(s)
    fresh thyme
  • 1/2 stick
    unsalted butter
  • 1 sheet(s)
    frozen puff pastry
  • 1 tsp
    kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp
    cracked black pepper

How to Make Caramelized Onion and Goat Cheese Tart

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Thaw puff pastry in the refrigerator for 1-2 hours.
  2. Dice bacon.
  3. Render in a pan until crispy.
  4. Remove from pan and drain on a paper towel.
  5. Cut onions into slices.
  6. Melt butter in a large skillet.
  7. Add onions. Cook on medium heat, stirring occasionally for approximately 30 minutes to caramelize.
  8. Add the fresh thyme at the end of cooking. Salt and pepper to taste.
  9. Once caramelized, remove from heat and let cool.
  10. Flour a working surface.
  11. Gently roll out puff pastry into a 10"-12" circle then transfer to an ungreased baking sheet.
  12. Spread the caramelized onions onto the puff pastry in an even layer, approximately 1" from the edge of the circle.
  13. Crumble the goat cheese and distribute evenly over the onions.
  14. Sprinkle the bacon over the goat cheese.
  15. Fold the edge of the puff pastry over the edge as you desire.
  16. Bake at 425 for 15-20 minutes or until the edges of the puff pastry are golden brown and the onions/cheese are bubbly.
  17. Cut into wedges and serve.

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About Caramelized Onion and Goat Cheese Tart

Course/Dish: Cheese Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: French



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