Caramelized Onion Squares - Joy of Kosher

Caramelized Onion Squares

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caramelized onion tart

The flaky pastry and sweet and savory onions make for perfect bite. For a dairy meal, add goat cheese to give it that extra creaminess that takes this dish over the top.

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  • 4 Spanish onions
  • ¼ cup oil
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 sheet of puff pastry defrosted
  • 4 sprigs of thyme
  • ½ cup goat cheese, crumbled (optional)


1 Thinly slice the onions. Heat oil in large sauté pan over medium heat. Add onions and salt; cook on low/medium heat for about 30 minutes, or until onions are caramelized and golden brown.
2 Heat oven to 400.
3 Roll out puff pastry and shape it into a 9x13 rectangle. Fold edges over to create a crust.
4 Lower oven to 375.
5 Place puff pastry on large baking tray with parchment paper. Top with caramelized onions and thyme. Bake for 40
minutes, or until pastry is golden brown.
6 Top with crumbled goat cheese (optional).

As seen in the Joy of Kosher with Jamie Geller Magazine (Bitayavon Winter 2011) - Subscribe Now