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Ham Onion Tart Recipe

Even folks who don't care for onions can't resist this delicious quiche. Pair it with fresh fruit for a flavorful breakfast.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 25 min. YIELD:6-8 servings


  • 3 large onions
  • 3 tablespoons butter, cubed
  • 1/2 pound ground fully cooked ham
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh mushrooms
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 pastry shell (9 inches), baked
  • 1/2 cup shredded Swiss cheese


  • 1. Cut one slice off one onion; set aside for topping. Chop remaining onions. On a large skillet, melt butter. Saute ham and chopped onions until onions are tender. Add mushrooms; saute for 2 minutes. Stir in flour until blended; cook 1 minute longer. Remove from the heat.
  • 2. In a small bowl, beat the egg yolks, cream, salt and pepper. Stir into ham mixture. Pour into pastry shell. Sprinkle with cheese. Separate reserved onion slice into rings; place in center of tart. Bake at 375° for 25-30 minutes or until top begins to brown and a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Yield: 6-8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 piece) equals 327 calories, 24 g fat (12 g saturated fat), 132 mg cholesterol, 554 mg sodium, 19 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 9 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Sparkling Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sparkling wine.