Caramelized Onion Tartlets Recipe

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Caramelized Onion Tartlets
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  • 1 1/3 cups flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 8 tbsp unsalted butter (chilled & cut into pieces)
  • 3 -4 tbsp cold water
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 4 medium onions (sliced thin)
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 3/4 cup milk


  1. Put flour and salt in the work bowl of food processor.
  2. Add butter and pulse until it looks like coarse crumbs.
  3. Add the water 1 Tbs at a time and pulse until the dough comes together.
  4. Turn the dough out onto a floured counter and roll it to 1/8 inch thickness.
  5. Use a 3 1/2 inch glass or cookie cutter to cut out 18 circles of dough.
  6. Grease 2 muffin tins.
  7. Press each circle into 1 cup-gently pushing the dough up the side of each cup.
  8. (you'll have holes left over since you only have 18 circles).
  9. Chill the pastry in the muffin tins while you prepare the filling.
  10. Heat the oil in a large nonstick skillet.
  11. Add the onions and cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until they are soft and you are no longer crying (about 10 min.)
  12. Stir in the sugar and vinegar and continue cooking until the onions turn a rich golden brown (5-10 minutes).
  13. Lower the heat if they start to burn.
  14. Season them with salt& pepper and set them aside.
  15. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  16. Divide the onions among the shells.
  17. Beat eggs and add milk.
  18. Pour about a tablespoon of the egg mixture into each shell.
  19. Bake until the edges of the pastry turn golden brown and the filling is set (About 20 min).
  20. Unmold tartlets by running a sharp knife around their edges and turning them gently out onto a kitchen towel.
  21. Serve tartlets warm.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 686.85 Kcal (2876 kJ)
Calories from fat 384.58 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 42.73g 66%
Cholesterol 154.98mg 52%
Sodium 1463.46mg 61%
Potassium 375.71mg 8%
Total Carbs 64.69g 22%
Sugars 9.26g 37%
Dietary Fiber 7.71g 31%
Protein 12.31g 25%
Vitamin C 7.7mg 13%
Vitamin A 0.3mg 9%
Iron 3.7mg 20%
Calcium 251.8mg 25%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 218.25 Kcal (914 kJ)
Calories from fat 122.2 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 13.58g 66%
Cholesterol 49.25mg 52%
Sodium 465.02mg 61%
Potassium 119.38mg 8%
Total Carbs 20.56g 22%
Sugars 2.94g 37%
Dietary Fiber 2.45g 31%
Protein 3.91g 25%
Vitamin C 2.4mg 13%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 9%
Iron 1.2mg 20%
Calcium 80mg 25%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 16.5
  • 19

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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