Red Onion, Goat Cheese and Basil Tart Recipe

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Red Onion, Goat Cheese and Basil Tart
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  1. Preheat oven to 400°F
  2. Oil heavy large baking sheet. Toss onion wedges with oil in medium bowl. Season with salt and pepper. Arrange onions in single layer on baking sheet. Bake until bottoms of onions are golden and onions are very tender, about 25 minutes. Transfer sheet to rack; cool. (Can be made 1 day ahead . Cover and let stand at room temperature.).
  3. Preheat oven to 400°F Roll out pastry on lightly floured surface to 14x11-inch rectangle. Trim edges to even. Cut 1/2-inch strip from each side of pastry, forming 13x10-inch rectangle; reserve strips.
  4. Transfer pastry rectangle to another heavy large baking sheet. Brush edges with some of beaten egg; reserve remaining egg. Place strips on edges of tart, creating border. Trim strips; press gently to adhere. Pierce bottom of pastry several times with fork. Bake until edges puff and pastry is golden brown, about 15 minutes. Transfer baking sheet to rack. Using metal spatula, loosen pastry from baking sheet. Cool completely on sheet. Reduce oven temperature to 350°F.
  5. Stir cheese, pesto, cream and 2 tablespoons basil in medium bowl until smooth. Season with salt and pepper. Mix in remaining beaten egg. Spread cheese mixture evenly over bottom of crust. Remove peel and stem end from roasted onions. Fan wedges, golden brown side up, over cheese mixture.
  6. Bake tart until crust is brown and cheese appears set, about 20 minutes. Transfer baking sheet to rack and cool tart to room temperature.
  7. Sprinkle tart with remaining 1 tablespoon basil. Cut into squares.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 147.79 Kcal (619 kJ)
Calories from fat 109.68 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12.19g 19%
Cholesterol 32.36mg 11%
Sodium 104.2mg 4%
Potassium 53.04mg 1%
Total Carbs 4.26g 1%
Sugars 1.15g 5%
Dietary Fiber 0.55g 2%
Protein 5.59g 11%
Vitamin C 1.7mg 3%
Iron 0.7mg 4%
Calcium 43.6mg 4%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 236.94 Kcal (992 kJ)
Calories from fat 175.84 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 19.54g 19%
Cholesterol 51.88mg 11%
Sodium 167.05mg 4%
Potassium 85.03mg 1%
Total Carbs 6.83g 1%
Sugars 1.85g 5%
Dietary Fiber 0.88g 2%
Protein 8.97g 11%
Vitamin C 2.7mg 3%
Iron 1.2mg 4%
Calcium 69.8mg 4%

* 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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Weightwatchers Points

  • 3.9
  • 4

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

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