Onion and Thyme Tart Cooking Recipe

Onion and Thyme Tart Cooking Recipes

Ingredients :

30 ml


2.5 ml


120 ml

10 ml



For the base:

115 g

6.5 ml

2.5 ml

40 g

90 ml

butter or olive oil

onions, thinly sliced

fresh or dried thyme


soured cream or natural yoghurt

poppy seeds

large pinch of ground mace or nutmeg

salt and black pepper


plain flour

baking powder


cold butter


Method :
  1. Heat the butter or oil in a medium size frying pan.
  2. Add the onions and cook over low heat for 10 -12 minutes, until soft and golden.
  3. Season with thyme, salt and pepper.
  4. Remove from the heat and let cool.
  5. Preheat the oven to 220oC/425oF/Gas 7.
  6. For the base, sift the flour, baking powder, and salt into a bowl.
  7. Using a pastry blender or tow knives, cut the butter into the dry ingredients until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs.
  8. Add the milk and stir in lightly with a wooden spoon to make a dough.
  9. Turn out the dough onto a floured surface and knead lightly.
  10. Pat out the dough into a 20cm/8in round.
  11. Transfer to a deep 20cm/8in baking tin.
  12. Press the dough into an even layer then cover the dough evenly with the onions.
  13. Beat together the egg and soured cream or yoghurt.
  14. Spread evenly over the onions.
  15. Sprinkle with the poppy seeds and mace or nutmeg.
  16. Bake for about 25 - 30 minutes until the egg topping is puffed and golden.
  17. Leave the tart to cool in the pan for 10 minutes.
  18. Slip a knife between the tart and the tin to loosen, then un-mould onto a plate.
  19. Cut the tart into wedges and serve warm.

Serves 6

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