Caramelized Onion and Goat Cheese Tartlets Recipe

Carrie Vasios

A tart topped with sweet caramelized onions and creamy goat cheese is cut into cocktail-friendly pieces.

Recipe Facts

Active: 25 mins
Total: 90 mins
Serves: 20 tarlets

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  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • 3 onions, roughly chopped

  • Salt

  • 8 ounces goat cheese, at room temperature

  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper

  • 1 sheet frozen puff pastry (Half a 17.3-ounce box), defrosted

  • 1 tablespoon fresh thyme


  1. Place olive oil in a large sauce pan over medium heat. Add onions and cook, stirring occasionally, until caramelized, about 35 minutes. Season with salt. Let come to room temperature.

  2. While onions are cooling, place goat cheese in a small bowl. Add black pepper and stir goat cheese until soft and easily spreadable.

  3. Preheat oven to 375°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

  4. Place puff pastry on baking sheet. Spread goat cheese over tart, leaving a 1/2 inch border on all sides. Top tart evenly with onions and sprinkle with thyme. Bake until crust is golden, about 25-30 minutes.

  5. Let tart cool for 15 minutes. Cut into approximately 2 by 3 inch rectangles. Serve warm or at room temperature.

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Nutrition Facts (per serving)
56 Calories
4g Fat
2g Carbs
2g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 20
Amount per serving
Calories 56
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4g 6%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 5mg 2%
Sodium 114mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 2g 1%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 1mg 5%
Calcium 20mg 2%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 29mg 1%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)