tarts and salad

it’s been a while….

i was busy with papers and midterms and reading week and catching up on sleep lost during reading week. but alas, i am back : )

one of my favourite food groups is savoury tarts. they’ve always been huge in my family. when i lived at home my mom would make leek tart, zucchini tart, ham and cheese tart, spinach tart, quiches…. it was a good thing i liked them so much, because we ate them quite often

but now, i’m all on my own, and my mother no longer cooks for me. and the other day i got a craving for a tart… so i made a red onion and goat cheese tart

and paired it with a simple tomato, lettuce, and onion salad with olive oil as dressing. my favourite

red onion and goat cheese tart (borrowed from a little bit of everything)

pastry crust
2 medium red onions
2 tablespoons butter
14 oz can of diced tomatoes
goat cheese
fresh chives
salt and pepper

slice red onions. in a frying pan, melt the butter and add sliced onions, tomatoes, salt, pepper, and some chives. cook until softened.

in a well-buttered ceramic or glass dish (approximately 9×9), place the dough, fill the tart with onion and tomato mixture. generously crumble goat cheese and chives on top. bake at 350ºF for 25 minutes. cool for 15 minutes.


1 Comment (+add yours?)

  1. summersher
    Mar 09, 2011 @ 14:57:55

    YUUUUM! I’ve been thinking about onion tarts a lot lately. Last summer Rosa’s dad made us a caramelized onion white pizza with goat cheese in the outdoor brick oven he built and it was a-m-a-z-i-n-g!! I’ve been thinking about onion pizza and onion tarts and yumminess since.


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