Meadow Mushrooms Caramelised Onion Tarts

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A delicious breakfast or brunch option that will sure satisfy those taste buds. Serve with a strawberry salad garnish and a glass of your favourite sparkling wine.


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon butter (unsalted preferable)
  • 1 large onion (red or white), thinly sliced
  • (250g) mushrooms, thinly sliced
  • 1 garlic clove
  • ½ t fresh thyme
  • Salt & black pepper to season
  • ¼ cup white wine (or stock)
  • 2 sheets puff pastry
  • 1 cup Gruyere/Emmental grated
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon water Chopped parsley to garnish



  1. Pre-heat oven to 200 degrees. Line two baking trays with greaseproof paper Heat olive oil in a heavy bottomed pan, on a low-heat.
  2. Add the onions and cook for 20 minutes, stirring regularly, until caramelised.
  3. Add the butter till melted, then add the mushroom until soft and moisture evaporated (10-15 minutes).
  4. Add the garlic, thyme and seasoning and stir for another minute.
  5. Deglaze the plan, by adding the wine and stirring thoroughly, cook until absorbed.

To compile:

  1. Combine the egg and water well.
  2. Cut 16 x 8-10 cm inch circles in the pastry and layout on the baking trays. Prick each with a fork 2-3 times
  3. Top with a heaped spoon of the mushroom mixture, leaving a 1cm edge clear. Brush the edges with the egg-wash. Then top with cheese.
  4. Bake 15 minutes until golden and sprinkle with chopped parsley to serve.

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