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Savory Pumpkin and Caramelized Onion Tart

  • Vegetarian Diet

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Savory Pumpkin and Caramelized Onion Tart


                                                                                                                                                  Photo credit: G. Drakopoulos

  • Preheat oven to 180* C (350* F) Fan.
  • Toss the pumpkin with the olive oil, ½ teaspoon. salt and a generous amount of pepper. Spread out on a baking pan. Bake for 30 minutes or until soft.
  • In the meantime prepare the caramelized onions. Combine the onion and butter in a small saucepan. Add the remaining salt, pinch of sugar and 1 tablespoon of water. Sauté for 20-30 minutes over low heat until caramelized, but without allowing them to brown.
  • Combine the onions, pumpkin, cheese and aromatics in a bowl. Set aside to cool completely.
  •  Place the tart dough into a 28 cm round baking pan. Pierce the base with a fork to create small holes. Place the filling into the center of the tart dough. Spread outward but leave 2 cm from the edge of the tart without any filling, all the way around.
  • Fold the edges of the dough over to cover the outer part of the filling. The middle will stay uncovered.
  • Bake at 200* C (390* F) for 30-40 minutes.
  • Allow to cool for 5 minutes. Slice and serve.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
17 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
36 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
70 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
9 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
3 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
14 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
7 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
10 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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