Learn how to make a great Thanksgiving Appetizer. My Goat Cheese Tartlets with caramelized onions will be the first things to disappear! Includes video below!
There’s quite like greeting your guests with a warm hors d’oeuvre, especially around the holidays. These are seriously addicting and are always the first things to go at any party. They also go great with a glass of chilled champagne! Happy Thanksgiving!
How to make goats cheese tarts?
You’ll first begin by sautéing up some red onions in a skillet under wilted and caramelized. Then add some balsamic vinegar and fresh rosemary and deglaze.
Then cut out your store-bought puffed pastry with a small cookie cutter. One that is at least 3 inches in size.
Fit the pastry circles into a non-stick mini muffin tin, fill with crumbled goat cheese, and top with the caramelized onions, then bake!
Can you make Goat Cheese Tartlets ahead of time?
Yes, of course! This is why I love this recipe so much. All you have to do is make the tarts, assemble and keep in the tin, cover and refrigerate. Then 5 minutes before guests arrive, heat and serve! Or you could freeze them a week before, right in the tin and make it even easier!
For a step-by-step tutorial you can watch my video demo below.
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Learn how to make a great Thanksgiving Appetizer. My Goat Cheese Tartlets with caramelized onions will be the first things to disappear! Includes video!
- 4 oz (113 g) of crumbled goat cheese
- 2 sheets puffed pastry
- 2 tbsp ( 30 ml) olive oil
- 1 sweet yellow onion
- 1 red onion
- 2 tsp (10 ml) balsamic vinegar
- 1 tbsp (15 ml) honey
- salt and pepper to taste
- 1 tbsp (15 ml) freshly chopped rosemary
- Preheat oven to 400 degrees. (205 degrees C)
- Slice onions paper thin. Saute in olive oil until soft and caramelized. Add vinegar and cook until evaporated. Add honey, salt, pepper and rosemary.
- Cut out circles of puff pastry with a cookie cutter. One that is at least 3 inches wide. Set circles into mini muffin tin, creating little tartelettes.
- Sprinkle ½ tsp of crumbled goat cheese into tarts, and top with onion mixture.
- At this point you can cover in foil and freeze if not using right away, or pop in fridge until the day of your party.
- Bake for 10-12 minutes until pastry is golden brown and cheese is melted.
- Allow to cool slightly before serving.
Keywords: Appetizers, Goat Cheese, Puff Pastry Appetizers, Holiday Appetizers, Easy Appetizers