Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Sun-Dried Tomato and Onion Tart~ Baking Partner's Challenge#6



Sun-Dried Tomato and Onion Tart

For this months baking challenge Swathi put forward the suggestion  to makes PIES. I love pies and tarts and was so excited with the theme.There were four recipes to select from~ two sweet pies and two savory tarts. I wanted to try savory tarts for some time. So I choose the Sun-dried tomato and onion tarts suggested by Samantha. Tamy suggested a beautiful recipe of an up-side down pie. I wanted to try that one too but was short of time. So will try that some other time.  This recipe suggested by Samantha was quick and easy. I reduced the recipe into half and made only with one pastry sheet.It has layers of flavors which blend well with the cheese. The cheesy center with caramelized onions and sun-dried tomatoes  together with a crispy and buttery crust tastes wonderful.Thanks Samantha for suggesting this recipe.


Ingredients

Thawed puff pastry- 1 sheet
Olive oil- 1 tbs
Sliced shallots/onions- 1 cup
sprigs thyme-3 springs
Salt-to taste
Dijon mustard- 3/4 tsp
Heavy cream- 1tsp
Grated Gruyère- 1/2 cup
Sun-dried tomatoes, roughly chopped- 3 tbs

Directions

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Place puff pastry sheet on on a baking tray.
Prick surface with a fork, leaving a ½-inch border untouched. Bake until pastry bottom is lightly browned, about 10 minutes. Transfer to a rack to cool.

Meanwhile thinly slice onions. Set a large saute pan over medium heat. Swirl in oil and add onions,thyme and a pinch of salt. Cook, stirring occasionally, until onions turn golden and sweet, about 15minutes. Season with salt.

In a small bowl, mix mustard with cream. Once pastry is slightly cool, return it to baking tray and spread mustard-cream sauce over top, leaving ½-inch border untouched. Scatter half of cheese over sauce and top with onions. Add remaining cheese and tomatoes over top.

Return tray to oven and bake until cheese melts and browns in spots, about 15 minutes.

Try this
Hope you will all enjoy!

30 comments:

  1. Looks super inviting chechi, love the combinations

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  2. Perfect for snack... Looks inviting

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  3. So wish it was easy to get puff pastry here too!! Love your attempt..super yum

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  4. Am drooling over here..looks inviting!!

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  5. Looks delicious dear..Nice delectable clicks!! :)

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  6. Nice presentation...very adorable snack indeed..

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  7. Delicious onion tart suja you did very well. Nidhi loves puff pastry I will try some time.

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  8. Simply too good, onions and sun dried tomatoes, excellent combo..

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  9. Delicious and perfectly made tart dear..

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  10. Tart looks extremely flaky and aromatic, love to have a slice.

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  11. Perfect looking slice,wish I could grab that slice..Yummmy!!I too wished to try this,will try sometime.. :)
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  12. Beautifully done! Ours look so similar. In fact I used the same Sundried tomatoes! Love your simple presentation :)

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  13. Beautiful tart, well made, so tempting!!!

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  14. Looks very yummy sun dried tomato and onion tarts........ Too good.

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  15. this looks too good Suja..wish I can grap that plate now.. i am feeling super hungry now..nicely done..

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  16. Your tart looks perfect, Suja! Made this too...and I loved it!

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  17. Suja your second photo looks awesome, looks like a show piece, beautiful, I too made the savoury tart and enjoyed it.., lovely clicks...

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  18. Very healthy tart dear. Well done.

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  19. Thanks all for stopping by and for the sweet comments :)

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  20. Suja this is awesome. Love the pics.

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  21. lovelyyyyyyyyyyyyy looks so good

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  22. That looks so perfect, flakky and yum....

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  23. wow love the dish gud tea time or even lunch

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  24. Looks perfect and delicious.Nice clicks

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  25. Flaky & perfect bakery style tart!!!
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Cornr

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