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33Total Time
25Prep Time
8Bake Time

Fig, goats cheese and onion tartlets

About the bake

These adorable little tartlets are ideal for a quick lunchtime bite, picnic or to serve at a special dinner party. The crisp filo pastry cases go beautifully with the classic combination of caramelised onions and goats cheese. Topped with a slice of fig and drizzle of honey – perfection!

33Total Time
25Prep Time
8Bake Time


  1. Step 1:

    Preheat oven to 180°C (fan 160°C, gas mark 4) Prepare two muffin tins.

  2. Step 2:

    In a large frying pan, melt a couple of knobs of butter, add the dark muscovado sugar and fry the onions on a low heat for approximately 20 minutes until caramelized.

  3. Step 3:

    Melt the remaining butter and lightly brush over the pastry, before slicing into approximately 6cm squares.

  4. Step 4:

    Double up the squares and push them into the holes in the muffin tin.

  5. Step 5:

    Before filling the pastry cases your will need to bake for 4 minutes in the oven or until golden.

  6. Step 6:

    Once baked spoon in a layer of the fried onions, top with some goats cheese and pop back in the oven for a few minutes until the cheese begins to melt (be careful not to let the pastry burn).

  7. Step 7:

    Remove the tartlets from the oven and chop the figs into quarters.

  8. Step 8:

    Finish the tartlets with a slice of fig and a drizzle of honey if liked.


  • For the pastry

    • 6 Filo pastry sheet(s)
  • For the filling

    • 1 Onion(s) (large, finely chopped)
    • 2 tbsp Unrefined dark muscovado sugar
    • 50g Goats' cheese roulade
    • 110g Butter (unsalted)
  • For the topping

    • 6 Figs (fresh)
    • 1 tbsp Honey

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