Caramelized Onion Tartlets with Basil Mascarpone

Caramelized Onion Tartlets with Basil Mascarpone

These mini tartlets are ideal to serve as cocktail party food .

Nadundima R


  1. 1 Tablespoon Butter
  2. 2 Teaspoons Olive Oil
  3. 1 Onion Large ( Thinly Sliced)
  4. 1 Teaspoon Brown Sugar
  5. 1/4 Cup Tomato Paste Thick
  6. 1 Tomato ( Finely Diced )
  7. 2 Sheets of Shortcrust pastry ( Thawed)
  8. 50 Grams Cheese Mascarpone
  9. 1 Tablespoon Basil Fresh ( chopped )


30 mins
  1. Add Photo

    To make the caramelized onions,Heat butter and oil in the non stick pan. Add onion and sugar and cook over low heat. Stir occasionally until tender and caramelized.

  2. Add Photo

    Add tomato paste and cook for further 3 minutes. Stir in diced tomatoes and set aside to cool.

  3. Add Photo

    Meanwhile, use a cookie cutter to cut each pastry sheet into rounds to fit 2 x 12 cup mini muffin pans.

  4. Add Photo

    Place 1 heaped teaspoon of the tomato mixture into each pastry cup and bake in a preheated oven at 200 C for 12 - 15 minutes.Let it cool.

  5. Add Photo

    Combine mascarpone cheese and basil and season with salt and pepper.NOTE : Mascarpone canbe substituted with cream cheese or thick sour cream.

  6. Add Photo

    Top each tartlet with a spoonful of mascarpone cheese..just before serving.

Add Step



Have you cooked this recipe?

Share your version with a Cooksnap photo

Share your Cooksnap