Broccoli-Sweet Onion-Cheese Tart

Broccoli-Sweet Onion-Cheese TartRecipe
Photo: Antonis Achilleos; Styling: Gerri Williams
Cheese cracker crumbs add a cheesy bite to the crust of Broccoli-Sweet Onion-Cheese Tart.
Serves 6

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4 slices bacon
1/2 medium onion, sliced
1 small clove garlic, minced
2 1/2 cups cheese cracker crumbs (such as Cheez-It, about 1/2 of a 13.7-oz. box)
4 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
3/4 cup shredded Monterey Jack
3/4 cup shredded sharp Cheddar
2 cups small broccoli florets
1/2 cup milk
1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
1 teaspoon all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon fresh chopped thyme


Prep: 20 Minutes
Cook: 55 Minutes
Stand: 15 Minutes
Total: 1 Hour, 30 Minutes

1. Cook bacon in a skillet over medium-high heat until crisp; drain on paper towels. Reserve 2 Tbsp. fat in skillet; discard remaining fat. Crumble bacon. Sauté onion in skillet over medium heat for 5 minutes. Add garlic; sauté until onion is tender, about 5 minutes more. Remove from heat.

2. Preheat oven to 375ºF. Line a baking sheet with foil. Gently mix cracker crumbs, butter and 1/2 cup hot water. Mist a 9-inch tart pan with cooking spray; place on baking sheet. Press crumb mixture into pan.

3. Sprinkle bacon over crust. Combine cheeses; spread 1/2 cup over bacon. Spread onion mixture and broccoli on top. Sprinkle with remaining cheese. Whisk milk, mustard, flour and thyme; pour on top.

4. Bake until tart is golden, 30 to 35 minutes. Let stand for 10 to 15 minutes before serving.

Created date

February 2012

Nutritional Information

Calories 419
Fat 30 g
Satfat 15 g
Protein 15 g
Carbohydrate 25 g
Fiber 2 g
Cholesterol 68 mg
Sodium 743 mg