Onion Tart with Potato and Thyme

Country style-Onion Tart

This caramelized onion tart makes this pie a flavor stopper! If you have never made an Onion Tart before…this is the one to try. It is easy to prepare, and creamy from the ! The potatoes give it that comfort food feel and thethyme takes it to 5 star!
You can even substitute everything to vegan alternatives if you choose!

Pie Dough
200 grams AP flour Ingredients:
160 cold butter cut in cubes
100 ml water
½ Tsp salt

Place all your ingredients in a food processor and blitz for a few seconds until everything is incorporated and the butter is still in cubes. Remove, shape it quickly into a flat shape, wrap in plastic wrap and put it in the freezer for 10 minutes.After ten minutes roll it out with a rolling pin and fold it in 3 parts, roll it again, fold and place it back in the freezer for another 10 minutes. Remove again and roll it out thinly. Place it in a small pie tin, pressing it lightly along the bottom and edges. Place baking paper on the dough and fill it with beans to weigh it down and place in a 170 degree preheated oven for 15 minutes or until slightly golden. 

Tart Filling:
2 potatoes 
4 onions
2 sprigs of time
1/2 tablespoon sugar to caramelize the onions
1.5 tablespoons cream
Olive oil for frying

Place your potatoes in a pot of salted water and cook until soft.

Peel and cut your onions in half and slice thinly. Fry on low to medium heat along with a sprig of thyme, the  sugar and salt until translucent and golden.

Cut your cooked potatoes ½ cm thick and place at the bottom of your cooked dough. Top with the onions. Cover with aluminum foil and place back in the oven for 15-20 minutes or until golden around the edges.

Crème Fresh Dip
150 ml cream
2 heaping tablespoons of sour cream
1 tablespoon olive oil
½  Tsp lemon zest

Place all your ingredients except for the lemon zest in a kitchen aid with a paddle and beat on low to medium until creamy. Make sure you keep an eye on it so that it won’t split.

Add your lemon zest, mix slightly by hand and place in a small serving bowl.

Serve alongside your cooked onion tart.

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