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Tart with onions and chanterelles

Tart with onions and chanterelles

Cook 1 hrs 5 mins 4 people

Our recipe for Tart with onions and chanterelles offers a decadent filling of rich flavours and a crispy crust. To keep it short - this tart has it all. Crispy crust, intense flavours of sweet onions, earthy and fragrant chanterelles and a helping of cheese. Season with aromatic Spanish chervil after baking.

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Tart dough

  • 175 g plain flour
  • 125 g butter

For the filling:

  • 75 g grated cheddar and maasdam cheese
  • 3 eggs
  • 2½ dl whipped cream 38%
  • ½ tsp coarse salt
  • freshly ground pepper

For the wild mushroom-onion mixture:

  • 15 g butter
  • 1 brown onion thinly sliced
  • 200 g rinsed chanterelles
  • 1 tsp coarse salt
  • freshly ground pepper


  • spanish chervil

Side dish

  • 300 g green lettuce leaves


Tart dough

1. For the Tart dough: Cut the butter into small pieces and work it into the flour with your fingers.

2. Quickly gather the pastry with a few drops of water.

3. Press the dough into a loose-based tart tin (approx. 22 cm in diameter).

4. Cover and refrigerate for about 30 min.

5. Prick holes in the crust with a fork and pre-bake in the middle of the oven for approx. 20 min. at 200°C (fan oven).

For the filling

6. For the filling: Sprinkle the cheese on the pie crust, while it is still hot.

7. Beat the eggs with the cream, salt and pepper and pour into the crust.

8. Bake the tart in the middle of the oven for approx. 25 min. at 200°C (fan oven).

9. Remove from the oven and let cool on a rack.

For the mushroom-onion mixture

10. For the mushroom-onion mixture: Brown the butter in a sauté pan and sauté the onion and chanterelles over a medium heat, stirring constantly, for about 10 min.

11. Top the warm pie with the mushrooms and onions.

12. Garnish with chervil and serve with a green salad.