Onion tart with poached egg

  • 15 mins preparation
  • 30 mins cooking
  • Serves 4
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Onion tart with poached egg
  • 90 gram butter
  • 3 red onions, sliced
  • 1/2 cup light sour cream
  • 1/4 cup chopped semi-dried tomatoes
  • 1/2 teaspoon thyme leaves
  • 2 sheets puff pastry
  • 4 eggs, poached


Onion tart with poached egg
  • 1
    Melt butter in a small frying pan on low heat. Cook onion gently for 15 minutes until beginning to brown. Stir in sour cream, tomato and thyme.
  • 2
    Preheat oven to hot, 200°C. Cut four 12cm rounds from pastry and arrange on a baking tray lined with baking paper.
  • 3
    Prick each round with a fork and bake for 5 minutes. Remove from oven and spread evenly with onion mixture.
  • 4
    Bake for a further 8-10 minutes until puffed and golden. Serve topped with a poached egg (see notes).


To poach an egg, bring a shallow saucepan of water to the boil. Reduce heat to a gentle simmer and add 2 teaspoons of white vinegar. Stir to create a whirlpool. Break egg onto a plate and slide into water. Cook for 3-4 minutes. Remove with a slotted spoon.

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