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A tart with feta cheese and large roasted red onions.

Roasted balsamic red onion and feta tarts

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2.751 stars based on 16 ratings

These roasted balsamic red onion and feta tarts provide the perfect baking inspiration. These are delicious little savoury tarts and perfect to serve as a starter when entertaining at home.

Key Information

  • Prep:
  • Bake:
  • Serves:4
  • Skill level:easy

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Ingredients

  • 6 6 Red onion small, peeled and cut into quarters
  • 1tbsp 1tbsp Unrefined light muscovado sugar (we use Billington's) Unrefined light muscovado sugar
  • 1tbsp 1tbsp Olive oil
  • ¼tsp .25tsp Chillies crushed, dried
  • 1tbsp 1tbsp Balsamic vinegar
  • 375g 13¼ oz Shortcrust pastry ready rolled
  • 1tbsp 1tbsp Thyme leaves chopped
  • 100g 3½ oz Feta cheese
  • 100g 3½ oz Walnuts
  • 1 1 Egg(s) (free range) beaten
  • Rocket leaves, a handful of, to serve

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The Method Enter Bake mode

  1. Classic mode Step 1

    Preheat the oven to 190°C (170°C fan, gas mark 5).

  2. Classic mode Step 2

    Place the onions on a non stick baking tray, sprinkle with light muscovado sugar, oil, chillies and season well.

    Ingredients for this step

    • 6 6 Red onion small, peeled and cut into quarters
    • 1tbsp 1tbsp Unrefined light muscovado sugar (we use Billington's) Unrefined light muscovado sugar
    • 1tbsp 1tbsp Olive oil
    • ¼tsp .25tsp Chillies crushed, dried
  3. Classic mode Step 3

    Roast in the oven for 20 minutes, remove and mix through the balsamic vinegar, and allow to cool.

    Ingredients for this step

    • 1tbsp 1tbsp Balsamic vinegar
  4. Classic mode Step 4

    Unroll the pastry and using a rolling pin roll out the pastry a little more to cut out four 15 cm (6 in) circles, place on a lined baking sheet.

  5. Classic mode Step 5

    Mix the onions gently with the thyme, feta and walnuts, and spoon the onion mixture evenly between the pastry circles, leaving a 2 cm (¾ in) border.

    Ingredients for this step

    • Thyme
    • 100g 3½ oz Feta cheese
    • 100g 3½ oz Walnuts
  6. Classic mode Step 6

    Bring the edges of the pastry up around the sides of the onions forming an open tart, and glaze with the beaten egg.

    Ingredients for this step

    • 1 1 Egg(s) (free range) beaten
  7. Classic mode Step 7

    Sprinkle over some light muscovado sugar and dried crushed chillies over each tart and bake for 20 minutes until golden.

  8. Classic mode Step 8

    Top with the dressed rocket leaves and serve.

    Ingredients for this step

    • Rocket leaves, a handful of, to serve