Fig , Caramelized Onion and Blue Cheese Tart

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 30 mins

Great appetizer!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. Soak figs in hot/boiling water for 1/2 soften. Set aside.
  3. Lightly coat baking tray with olive oil.
  4. Spread pastry on baking tray, join edges and pierce with fork to allow air to escape during baking.
  5. Bake until light brown (approx. 5-7 min.).
  6. Cook onions in butter and olive oil over medium heat until soft caramelized.
  7. Add brown sugar, salt and pepper, thyme and cook over low heat for 5 minute.
  8. Add drizzle of balsamic vinegar in last 2 minutes.
  9. Pour onion mixture over pastry covering to edges.
  10. Add figs (cut into small chunks).
  11. Sprinkle with cheese.
  12. Drizzle with olive oil.
  13. Bake at 400F fro 10-12 minutes.
  14. Cool before cutting.
  15. Cut into appetizer size pieces.


Most Helpful

The flavors are good. I used gueyer instead of blue cheese and that worked well. The crust seemed a bit too soft. Next time I will cook it more than 7 minutes before putting the topping on.

Lt. Amy November 04, 2009

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