Onion pies and tarts

    Try our savoury onion pies and onion tarts for a light weekend lunch or elegant starter. We have flaky onion and cheese tarts, onion quiche and lots more.

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    23 reviews

    A lovely cheese and onion pie done with a hot water crust pastry, which is made with milk instead of water. Tip: Use the pastry while still warm, it's easy to roll out.

    Recipe by: DonnaR200

    4 reviews

    The secret is in the pastry! If lard is not your style then it can be substituted with butter or margarine. It is simple & delicious!

    Recipe by: lib6258

    13 reviews

    This pie is simple to prepare. Serve with a salad for dinner, or with fruit for brunch. Dry goat cheese can be used in place of feta cheese.

    Recipe by: Christine L.

    1 review

    I use a shop-bought shortcrust pastry sheet to save some time. The hardest part of this recipe is peeling and cutting the onions! Just get a tissue to wipe away your tears... it's worth it! This tart is very nice served cold and ideal for a picnic.

    Recipe by: mimichette

    No reviews

    This is lovely, especially good for vegetarians! I use a ready made shop bought flan case, this saves a lot of 'time' and 'hassle'! lol!

    Recipe by: Keri

    No reviews

    The haggis and pickled onions create a surprisingly delicious taste combination in these quick canapes.

    Recipe by: Garners

    1 review

    This is a luscious onion tart that will become a staple in your kitchen. Onions are lightly caramelised and scattered atop a lovely homemade pastry. A creamy blend of eggs, milk and soured cream top it off, with a sprinkling of pepper and caraway seed. Makes a show-stopping lunch or cut into small pieces for canapés.

    Recipe by: anton

    No reviews

    I bought some Feuilles de Brick for these light little tarts. The pastry has origins in Tunisia, but is popular in France, and it is light as air - lighter than filo pastry and more crunchy. The kids love how the pastry crackles when you eat it. I served these directly from the tart moulds. It was easy, and there's really no need to remove them from the moulds.

    Recipe by: mimichette

    No reviews

    This onion tart is similar, yet quite different, to the classic French quiche. It has a garlic pastry and is packed with loads of caramelised onions, fresh thyme, prosciutto and caraway seeds.

    Recipe by: bambi23

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    This is a vegetarian variation of the German onion pie without the usual addition of bacon. The low-fat pastry is made with quark. If quark is not available, it can be easily substituted with 0% Greek yoghurt.

    Recipe by: sabine13

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