Apple, Onion and Rosemary Tart with Cinnamon Honey

Apple, Onions & Rosemary TartI love a good tart.  Once I managed to get past letting puff pastry intimidate me and realized how simple it is to use, I’ve created quite a few.  This sweet and savory one was created for my client L&M Companies Produce a while back and is featured on their web page here!

Realizing it’s Apple Pie Day, and this is the closest thing to an apple pie in my repertoire, I decided to share this recipe with you too.  It’s basically a flat open faced apple pie I do suppose.

You can enjoy this as an appetizer, as a side dish, and pairs nicely with a salad for lunch. Or as an adventurous and outside-the-box dessert with coffee too.

I hope you will make this tart… and will come over to my facebook community where we’ll chat about this and all sorts of other goodies too.

Apple, Onion & Rosemary Tart

...a delightful sweet and savory tart to enjoy as an appetizer, side, with salad for brunch or as an outside-the-box dessert!
Course: Appetizer, Brunch, Dessert, Pie, Side Dish
Cuisine: Farmers Market, Garden Goodies, Southern
Keyword: apple, onion, rosemary, tart
Author: Wendy Perry

Ingredients

  • 1 17.3 ounce box frozen puff pastry,

    thawed
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 large red onion, thinly sliced and divided thinly sliced and divided
  • 2 red apples (such as Gala or Braeburn), cored and cut into ½” thick half-moon slices
  • 1 bunch bunch green onions,
    trimmed and cut into 1” pieces
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 8-ounce carton cream cheese with chives, softened
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh rosemary

  • 1 cup grated Swiss cheese
  • ½ cup toasted pine nuts

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400.

  • Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add ¾ of the sliced red onion and cook, stirring occasionally, until tender and caramelizing, 4-5 minutes. 

  • Stir in the apple, green onions, salt and pepper. Cook until barely tender, about 2 minutes.
  • Unfold the 2 sheets of pastry and place end to end on sprayed large baking pan. Pinch middle seam together to make one large sheet. Pinch crust up around outside edge.

  • Spread softened cream cheese over the pastry leaving a 1” border. Top with the onion-apple mixture. Scatter with the remaining uncooked red onion and rosemary.  

  • Bake 30-35 minutes until browned. Remove from oven and immediately scatter with the grated cheese and nuts. Slice and serve while warm.

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