Onion Tartlets a La Monica

Recipe by Bri22
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READY IN: 55mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • place the flour and salt in the work bowl of a food processor.
  • add the butter and pulse until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  • add the cold water 1 tablespoon at a time and pulse just until the dough comes together.
  • turn the dough out onto a floured counter and roll it to a thickness of 1/8 inch.
  • use a 3 1/2-inch round cookie cutter or juice glass to punch out about 18 circles of dough.
  • grease 2 regular 12 cup muffin tins.
  • press each circle into 1 cup, gently pushing the dough part way up the side of each cup.
  • (there will be some empty cups) chill the pastry in the muffin tins while you prepare the filling.
  • heat the oil in a largenonstick skillet, add the onions and cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally until they are soft and you are no longer crying.
  • about 10 minutes stir in the sugar and continue cooking until the onions start to burn at any time.
  • season the carmelized inions with salt and pepper to taste and set them aside.
  • preheat the oven to 400 degrees divide the onion,mixture among the pastry shells beat the eggs with the fork in a measuring cup.
  • beat in the milk carefully pour a tablespoon or so into each pastry shell.
  • bake until the edges of the pastry turn golden brown and the filling is set.
  • ,about 20 minutes.
  • unmold tartlets by running a sharp knife around the edge and turning them gently onto a kitchen towel.
  • serve the tatlets warm with champagne or a fancy cocktail-- this is not beer food!
  • makes 18 tartlets.
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