Caramelized Onion And Goat Cheese Tarts

Filed under: Appetizers, Appetizers - Hot.

Pie or unflavored pizza dough
Olive oil
Goat cheese spread:
1 (8-ounce) package goat cheese, softened
1/2 cup heavy cream
1 tablespoon lemon juice
Dash of salt and white pepper
Caramelized onions:
2 tablespoons olive oil
3 large yellow or Spanish onions, thinly sliced
1 clove garlic, minced
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon pepper
1 teaspoon sugar
2 teaspoons finely chopped flat leaf parsley

For the tarts: Preheat oven to 350˚F. On a floured surface, roll out pie or pizza dough 1/8-inch thick. Cut dough into 15 (4-inch) circles. Pierce dough randomly with a fork. Brush lightly with olive oil. Bake for 5-7 minutes, until golden brown and crisp. Remove from oven and cool.
For the goat cheese spread: Combine all spread ingredients.
For the caramelized onions: Heat olive oil in a large skillet over low heat. Add onions and cook until translucent. Add garlic, salt, pepper and sugar; cook for about 10-15 minutes, until onions are dark brown and sweet. Stir in parsley. Remove from heat and cool.
To assemble: Spread some goat cheese mixture over each crust. Spread caramelized onions over goat cheese. Bake for 5-7 minutes. Serve immediately and enjoy.

Recipe Summary:
Yield: 15 tarts

Other recipes by Gateways Inn & Restaurant:
Blueberry Lemon Breakfast Cake

Recipe Provided By:
Gateways Inn & Restaurant
Lenox, MA

Lenox Bed and Breakfast Inns