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caramelized onion and goats cheese tart with a slice cut ready to serve

Caramelized onion and goats cheese tart

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  • Author: Emma Lee
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 40 minutes
  • Total Time: 50 minutes
  • Yield: 6 people 1x
  • Category: Lunch, Main Course
  • Cuisine: Australian


Say hello to your new favourite weekend lunch! Caramelized balsamic onion jam, goats cheese & a smattering of thyme in an savoury tart.


  • 1 25cm sour cream pastry shell (blind baked)
  • 3 eggs
  • 350 ml thickened cream
  • 150 ml full cream milk
  • ¼ tsp sea salt flakes
  • pepper (freshly ground)
  • ½ c caramelized balsamic onion and thyme jam
  • 100 g goats cheese (fresh)
  • 3 sprigs thyme (fresh, leaves stripped)


  1. Preheat oven to 160°c
  2. In a bowl crack all the eggs and give a good whisk to combine egg whites and yolks. Add cream, milk, salt, pepper and again, whisk to combine. Set aside.
  3. On the tart base, spread the caramelized onion. Crumble the goats cheese over the top of the onion. Pour over the egg mixture. Sprinkle with fresh thyme leaves.
  4. Pop into the oven and bake for 40 minutes or until the top is golden


This recipe is made for a 25cm tart shell. You can purchase a premade savoury shell, or make the tart shell from scratch.

Serve with a green salad lightly drizzled with a good balsamic.