Goat's Cheese and Onion Tarts
Not sure what to make for dinner? Try these delicious goat's cheese and caramelised onion tarts. They have been shared with us from Homebaked, the beautiful book from Sophia Handschuh the Thermomix Baking Blogger. They taste beautiful paired with a fresh green salad and a glass of white wine. The caramelised onions are the perfect companion for the mild goat's cheese. Check out the bottom of the recipe for handy freezer tips.
Recipe Tester Feedback: "These tarts were easy to make and froze well. As they can be baked straight from the freezer, I could make a fresh tart easily in the morning ready for lunch at work. They tasted great too! I was the envy of the tearoom!" -Nicki
No: Egg / Nuts
Contains: Gluten / Dairy
Preparation Time 20 minutes
Cooking Time 15-20 minutes
Can be frozen
- onions - 2, red, peeled and halved
- olive oil - 20g, plus extra for drizzling
- brown sugar - 5g
- puff pastry - 1 quantity, rough
- goat's cheese - 200g. soft
- fresh thyme - 3, sprigs, leaves only
- balsamic vinegar reduction - to drizzle, optional (make your own using the Balsamic Glazerecipe from the Make Your Own Subscriber Bonus Issue)
- For the filling, place the onions (2) in the bowl. Chop Speed 5 / 2 seconds. Scrape down sides.
- Add the oil (20g) and brown sugar (5g). Program 15 minutes / 120C* / Speed 1, measuring cap off. Remove and spread onto a plate to cool entirely.
- Preheat the oven to 180C.
- Roll out the rough puff pastry dough (1 quantity) to a rectangle about 1/2cm thick. Cut into 4 rectangles. Place the onions on top and keep a 1cm border. Cut the goat's cheese (200g) in 1/2cm thick rolls and decorate on top of the onions.
- Place on a large rectangular tray lined with baking paper. Sprinkle over the thyme leaves (from 3 sprigs) and balsamic glaze and bake in the oven for 15-20 minutes until golden brown. *If your machine does not go above 100C, set to Steaming Temperature which is usually between 110-115C. Please refer to your user manual for correct information for the appropriate setting for your machine.
- Bake from frozen by freezing after Step 4.
- Store in the freezer between pieces of baking paper so that it's easy to just take out one tart at a time.
- You can freeze after cooking. Simply defrost and warm before serving.