Cheese and Onion Tart

Recipe by evelynathens
READY IN: 1hr 5mins
SERVES: 6-8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • For crust: Preheat oven to 400F.
  • Combine flour and salt and cut in butter and Crisco until mixture resembles coarse meal.
  • Add 3 tblsps ice water and combine until it forms a ball.
  • Flatten into a 6 inch disk and chill it, wrapped in plastic wrap, for 1 hour.
  • Roll out to 1/8 inch thick on lightly-floured surface and fit into a 9 inch tart pan.
  • Trim edge and prick all over with a fork.
  • Bake in middle of oven for 10 minutes.
  • Let cool.
  • Maintain oven temperature.
  • For filling: Cook onion in butter over moderately-low heat until softened.
  • Mash blue cheese with half and half and stir in eggs, Cheddar, onion and salt and pepper to taste.
  • Pour into shell and bake for 10 minutes.
  • Reduce oven temperature to 350F and bake 25 minutes longer.
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