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Peral onion and cottage cheese tart.

Onion cottage cheese tart

A vegetarian shortcrust tart filled with cottage cheese and pearl onions. This savoury pie is a lovely vegetarian lunch option, with a nice salad and a glass of white wine.

Course Main Course, Starter
Cuisine French
Keyword cottage cheese tart, onion tart, savoury pie, vegetarian tart
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 386 kcal
Author Eva | Electric Blue Food


  • 1 pie crust
  • 250 g cottage cheese
  • 50 g parmigiano grated
  • 1 egg
  • 40 g pearl onions 3-4 onions
  • 1/3 tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • black pepper


  1. Press a pie crust into a tart pan. You can either use store-bought or make it yourself.

  2. Prick the bottom and sides of the shortcrust pastry with a fork and bake in the pre-heated oven at 200°C (390°F) for 10 minutes.

  3. Crack an egg into a mixing bowl and lightly whisk it with a fork. Add the cottage cheese, grated parmigiano and salt and mix to combine.

  4. Peel and thinly slice the pearl onions lengthways. Lightly brush the top side with olive oil.

  5. After 10 minutes, take the shortcrust out of the oven and add the cheese and egg mixture, spreading it evenly all over the base.

  6. Place the thinly sliced onions over the cottage cheese filling, oiled side facing up. Add a dusting of freshly cracked black pepper.

  7. Return the tart to the oven and bake another 30-35 more minutes always at 200°C (390°F).

Nutrition Facts
Onion cottage cheese tart
Amount Per Serving
Calories 386 Calories from Fat 225
% Daily Value*
Fat 25g38%
Saturated Fat 8g50%
Cholesterol 60mg20%
Sodium 812mg35%
Potassium 148mg4%
Carbohydrates 24g8%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 16g32%
Vitamin A 245IU5%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 214mg21%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.