Caramelized Onion Tart with Ricotta Cheese Recipe

Archana Doshi
1193 ratings.

Caramelized Onion Tart is a perfect combination for a pie crust and when topped with Ricotta Cheese and chilly flakes it adds to the zing of the tart. These Onion Tarts are flavored with rosemary and spiced up with chilli flakes. And the best part is they are made from a whole wheat pie crust, make them easier on the stomach. Make these onion tarts for your holiday parties and your guests will simply love them.

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Cuisine: French
Course: Appetizer
Diet: Vegetarian
Prep in

120 M

Cooks in

30 M

Total in

150 M


6 Servings


  • 1 All Purpose Pie Crust , prepare the rough and refrigerate the dough
  • 800 grams Onions , thinly sliced
  • 200 grams Ricotta Cheese
  • 2 teaspoons Red Chilli flakes
  • Salt and Pepper , to taste
  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil , for cooking

How to make Caramelized Onion Tart with Ricotta Cheese Recipe

  1. To begin making the Caramelized Onion Tart with Ricotta Cheese Recipe preheat the oven to 180 C and grease a baking sheet with butter.

  2. To make the onion tart, we will first need to caramelize the onions. Heat some olive oil in a heavy bottomed pan, add in the sliced onions, some salt and rosemary. Stir to combine the ingredient. Keep the heat moderately high, cover the pan and cook until, until softened, about 10 minutes stirring occasionally.

  3. Once softened slightly, reduce the heat to moderately low and cook, until the onions are golden brown and caramelized - about 20 minutes longer. Make sure you keep stirring occasionally to prevent burning.

  4. Once golden brown, remove from the heat and keep aside. Allow the onions to cool and set aside till you get the pie crust ready.

  5. To make the pie crust: we will generously flour the work surface. Place the chilled pie crust on the flour and using the heel of your palms, press down the dough to make it flat and pulling it outward to stretch the dough. Now using a rolling pin roll out the dough to a large round of about quarter inch thickness.

  6. Transfer the pie crust to the greased baking sheet. Spread the onions on the around the pie dough leaving a 1-1/2-inch border. Sprinkle more rosemary for flavor, this is purely optional. Finally we will Fold the edge of the dough up and over the filling

  7. Place the tart in the preheated oven and bake for about 30 to 35 minutes, until the dough is richly browned on the bottom and sides.

  8. We will now sprinkle the ricotta cheese and some generous amount of chilly flakes.

  9. Cut the warm Caramelized Onion Tart with Ricotta Cheese into wedges and serve for your holiday parties.