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Baby Vidalia Onion Pie or Tart

 
Baby Vidalia Onion Pie or Tart
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This delicious savory onion tart is tasty, creamy, and absolutely delicious, a great way to impress your family or your guest.

Yield

8

servings

Prep

15

min

Cook

45

min

Ready

60

min

Trans-fat Free
 

Ingredients

2 pounds baby vidalia onions
thinly sliced
*
2 ounces butter
1/2 stick
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
3 large eggs
well-beaten
1 cup sour cream
¼ teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon white pepper
¼ teaspoon red hot pepper sauce
*
½ cup Parmesan cheese
grated
Pie or tart crust:
1 ½ cups all-purpose flour
or whole wheat pastry flour, or half white flour and half whole wheat flour
1 1/2 teaspoons thyme
or oregano, or both of them
*
½ teaspoon salt
4 tablespoons butter, unsalted
4 tablespoons canola oil
or olive oil, or any vegetable oil
¼ cup yogurt, plain

Directions

To make the crust:

Preheat the oven to 350℉ (180℃) degrees. Coat a 9- to 10-inch tart pan or pie pan with the cooking spray or grease with butter.

Coat a 9- to 10-inch tart pan or pie pan with the cooking spray or grease with butter.

Place the flour, herbs and ½ teaspoon salt in a food processor, pulse to combine.

add 1 1/2 teaspoons of thymes, oregano or both of them, pulse to combine...

Add the butter one piece at a time, pulsing once or twice after each addition, until incorporated.

Add the vegetable oil and ¼ cup yogurt and pulse just until the dough starts to come together.

coarse meal like...

Transfer the dough to the prepared pan, it will be crumbly, spread evenly and press firmly into the bottom and all the way up the sides to form a crust.

Bake the crust until set but not browned, about 15 minutes. Let cool on a wire rack.

Bake the crust until set but not browned, about 15 minutes.

To make the filling:

Sauté onions in butter and and oil until translucent and beginning to caramelize, 20 to 30 minutes, over medium to medium low heat. Combine eggs and sour cream. Add to onion mixture. Season mixture and pour in pastry shell.

after about 55 minutes, the onions are caramelized...

Bake at 400℉ (200℃) for 20 minutes, top with cheese, grated swiss cheese also works well.

ok, the tart is evenly topped with some nicely shreded swiss cheese...

Then bake at 350℉ (180℃) F for 20 minutes or until cheese melts. Let cool on a wire rack for about 15 minutes. Slice and serve.

slice one piece out...

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

Reviews

almost 7 years

This is definitely 5 starts, at least! We made it today for dinner, and it turned out absolutely delicious. The caramelized onions were the key part, they brought in huge amount of flavor; the sour cream and eggs made a creamy and smooth base. The cheese on top gave the extra cheesiness, well worth the efforts!

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 125g (4.4 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 47269% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 36g 56%
Saturated Fat 15g 77%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 129mg 43%
Sodium 505mg 21%
Total Carbohydrate 9g 9%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Sugars g
Protein 18g
Vitamin A 13% Vitamin C 1%
Calcium 13% Iron 11%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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