Caramelized Onion-Potato Tart

Southern Living
Makes 6 to 8 servings


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1 (24-ounce) package frozen potatoes with peppers and onions
2 large eggs, lightly beaten
7 tablespoons all-purpose flour, divided
2 pounds sweet onions (about 6 small)
1 stick (1/2 cup) butter or margarine, divided
1/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1 1/2 cups milk
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
2 tablespoons dry sherry


Stir together potatoes, eggs, and 2 tablespoons flour; place in a lightly greased 10-inch tart pan.

Bake at 400° for 30 minutes.

Cut onions in half, and cut halves into slices.

Melt 1/4 cup butter in a large skillet over medium heat; stir in brown sugar. Add onion, and cook, stirring constantly, 20 to 22 minutes or until golden brown. Remove onion, and set aside.

Melt remaining 1/4 cup butter in skillet over low heat; whisk in remaining 5 tablespoons flour until smooth. Cook, whisking constantly, 1 minute.

Add milk gradually; cook over medium heat, whisking constantly, 3 to 5 minutes or until onion mixture is thickened and bubbly. Stir in salt, pepper, and sherry. Pour over potatoes, and top with onion mixture.

Bake tart at 400° for 15 minutes or until thoroughly heated.

Created date

January 2003