Rustic Tart with Caramelized Onions, Apples and Red Cabbage

A slice of this flavorful tart is perfect as a light evening meal, perhaps with a green salad on the side. Caramelizing the onions is the only time involved — otherwise it uses high-quality, ready-made ingredients.

Ingredients

  • 16 ounces frozen French bread dough thawed
  • non-stick spray
  • 3 medium yellow onions
  • 1/4 teaspoon Salt
  • 3/4 cup imported German red cabbage with apples
  • 4 ounces imported German Brie with herbs
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh thyme

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Stretch bread dough into a 10-inch circle. Cover with plastic wrap and let rest for 10 minutes, then stretch into a 15-inch circle. Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Meanwhile, peel and roughly chop onions. Heat non-stick spray in a large skillet, and add onion slices and salt. Cook on medium heat, stirring occasionally, until soft; turn heat to medium-low and cover. Continue cooking, stirring occasionally, until onions are translucent and caramelizing. Add 1/4 cup water and continue cooking until completely caramelized and no bitterness remains.
  • Spread onions onto pre-baked tart, leaving a 1/2-inch border around the edges. Top with cabbage, apples and bits of cheese. Sprinkle with thyme. Bake 10 minutes, or until cheese is melted. Let cool for 5 to 10 minutes, then cut into wedges and serve.

Notes

A pizza dough makes the perfect platform for our Rustic Onion Tart. Make a tart base from Kathi Pizzateig (Thin Crust Pizza Base Baking Mix), available on our website and on our sister site, The Taste of Germany.

Kathi Thin Crust Pizza Base Baking Mix with Yeast 15.9 oz

Kathi

$4.95

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This pizza dough baking kit is ideal to make homemade pizza or onion tarts (also called “Zwiebelkuchen,” Alsatian “Flammekuche” or “tarte flambee.”). All dry ingredients included, just add vegetable oil and water.

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