Recipe For Onion And Tomato Tart With Puff Pastry

For ready steady cook  my starter was a simple onion tart.  With my list of ingredients it seemed to me the obvious choice. It would also be the first time I was using the techniques involved with the puff pastry – and it really led on to my main course.

Onion And Tomato Tart
Onion and Tomato Tart

Onion and Tomato Tart
  • 15g butter *
  • 15mls olive oil *
  • ½ an onion, sliced
  • 5mls sugar * - I used fructose
  • 2.5mls cumin *
  • 5mls paprika *
  • puff pastry
  • fresh basil
  • cherry tomatoes taken from a tin of cherry tomatoes - drained *
  1. Preheat the oven to 180° Celsius
  2. melt the butter in a frying pan and add the olive oil
  3. add the onions and the fructose and cook for 2 minutes
  4. then add the cumin and paprika and fry gently until the onions are completely cooked
  5. lay your puff pastry on a lined baking sheet
  6. make an incision around the edge, about ½cm in - making sure not to cut through to the bottom of the pastry
  7. using a fork prick the inner section of the pastry to ensure it does not puff
  8. layer the onions into the inner section
  9. then some torn basil
  10. add the cherry tomatoes (I will use more if I make it again)
  11. bake for 20 minutes
  12. serve and enjoy!
My Notes
* pantry ingredients that were allowed

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15 thoughts on “Recipe For Onion And Tomato Tart With Puff Pastry

  1. Love this!!
    I use to love working with puff pastry as it can be so versatile. This looks yum!
    Love seeing what everyone has done with their ingredients

  2. @Rose & @Tandy – I think that’s the beauty of this challenge! There are such a wide variety of amazing things one can do with the same ingredients.

    Tart looks lovely!

  3. I am so interested to see what you’ve made – I obviously had ideas of my own when I choose the ingredients and you have made something completely different. Really good – well done on the tart!

  4. Oh, I love the sound of this…delicious. Puff pastry always classes things right up, LOL! 😉 But seriously, I could go for a gorgeous tart like this right now. Nice work 🙂

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