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Onion Tart Recipe

Onion Tart Recipe

Onion lovers are sure to be asking for second helpings of this appetizing tart - it uses two kinds of onions! Parmesan and feta cheese, nutmeg and hot pepper sauce enhance the flavor nicely. With its quiche-like filling, the dish is ideal for a brunch or buffet. -Christine Andreas, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 45 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 unbaked pastry shell (9 inches)
  • 2 medium sweet onions, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/8 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • 3/4 cup half-and-half cream
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 6 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons minced chives
  • 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese

Directions

  • 1. Line unpricked pastry shell with a double thickness of heavy-duty foil. Bake at 450° for 8 minutes. Remove foil; bake 5 minutes longer. Cool on a wire rack.
  • 2. In a small skillet, saute onions in oil until tender; cool. In a food processor, combine the eggs, feta cheese, salt, pepper, nutmeg and hot pepper sauce; cover and process until smooth. Gradually add cream and milk; process until blended.
  • 3. Brush the inside of crust with mustard. Sprinkle the green onions, chives and sauteed onions over crust. Carefully pour egg mixture over onions. Top with Parmesan cheese.
  • 4. Bake at 375° for 30-40 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 slice) equals 361 calories, 23 g fat (10 g saturated fat), 139 mg cholesterol, 627 mg sodium, 26 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 11 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.