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Mushroom and Red Onion Tart



This tart is an excellent dish that's sure to bring everyone to the table all at once! It's also great for parties, as it serves a lot of people with great food!

Serves 8-10


Ingredients

  • 200ml Creme Fraiche 
  • A few sprigs of thyme
  • 4 red onions
  • 80g butter
  • 4tbsp olive oil
  • 500g mushrooms, sliced
  • 2 tbsp chopped parsley
  • 1 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 400g puff pastry
  • 8 to 10 slices Wicklow bawn cheese
  • Salt and pepper
  • Chives and rocket for garnishing

Method

Preheat oven to 180C / 350 F / Gas 4.
#1: For the topping, strip 2 sprigs of thyme and mix with the crème fraiche.

#2: Season with salt and pepper.

#3: Peel and chop the onions.

#4: Cook slowly in a saucepan with ½ the olive oil and butter until softened.

#5: Pan fry the mushrooms in the remaining olive oil, add the chopped garlic parsley


To Prepare the Tart

#1: Roll out the pastry to about .05cm in thickness.
#2: Using a scone Cutter as a guide, cut 8 to 10 circles.
#3: Prick the centres with a fork.
#4: Place the onion in the centre of each, then the mushrooms on top, followed by the creme fraiche and thyme. Finish with slices of Wicklow bawn.
#5: Line a large baking tray with baking parchment and bake for 12 to 15 minutes.
#6: Garnish the top with a little rocket salad and chives drizzle with olive oil






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