Something a little Tarty

SavourySavoury BakesVegetarian
This is a beautiful Onion Tart that my godfather made for me from my Mothers recipe!
What you'll need
For the Pastry

170g Plain Flour
45g Lard
45g Margarine
Pinch of Salt
2 tbsp Water


For the Filling

900g Onions (very finely sliced)
55g Butter
1 Whole Roast Garlic
5 Sage Leaves
10ml Sour Cream
3 tbsp Whole Milk
1 large Egg (beaten)
Salt and Pepper



  1. Combine the Flour, Lard, Marg, Salt and Water in a Food Processor to the make the pastry (pulse only till incorporated no more).
  2. Preheat the oven to 180°C.
  3. Rest the pastry for 30mins in the fridge, then blind bake for 15mins.
  4. Remove the baking beans and glaze the pastry case with egg and return to the oven for a further 5 mins.
  5. Meanwhile prepare the filling. Slowing sweat the Onions in the Butter with a lid on for 15mins or more until golden and very soft.
  6. Mix together the Sour Cream, Milk, Egg and seasoning.
  7. Add the Garlic, Chopped Sage and Onions to the mix and pour into the pastry case.
  8. Bake for 40mins.