Roasted Butternut Squash and Caramelized Onion Tart

Recipe by Kimke
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READY IN: 1hr 20mins
SERVES: 6-8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Using a prepared pie crust or your favorite crust recipe. On a lightly floured surface roll out dough into a 12-inch round (about 1/8 inch thick).
  • Fit dough into an 11-inch tart pan with a removable fluted rim.
  • Freeze shell 15 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 375°F.
  • Line shell with foil and fill with pie weights or raw rice.
  • Bake shell in middle of oven until edge is pale golden, about 20 minutes.
  • Carefully remove foil and weights or rice and bake shell 10 minutes more, or until bottom is golden.
  • Leave oven on.
  • Cool shell in pan on a rack.
  • Halve squash and scoop out seeds.
  • Lightly brush each cut side with about 1 teaspoon oil and on a baking sheet roast squash, cut sides down, in middle of oven 40 minutes, or until soft.
  • While squash is roasting, thinly slice onion and in a heavy skillet cook in 1/2 tablespoon butter and remaining 1 1/2 teaspoons oil over moderate heat, stirring occasionally, until soft and golden brown, about 20 minutes.
  • Cool squash and scoop out flesh.
  • In a food processor purée squash.
  • Add whole egg, egg yolk, and cream and blend well.
  • Transfer mixture to a large bowl and stir in cheeses, herbs, onion, salt, and pepper to taste.
  • Pour filling into shell, smoothing top.
  • In a small skillet melt remaining tablespoon butter and stir in bread crumbs until combined well.
  • Sprinkle bread crumb mixture evenly over filling.
  • Bake tart in middle of oven 40 minutes, or until filling is set.
  • Cool tart in pan on rack 10 minutes and carefully remove rim.
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