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Onion & Bacon Tart


60 min

Onion & Bacon Tart

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60 min


4 persons




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Author: Monica Feluchi

If you like tarts that are not sweet, this recipe of an onion and bacon tart is right what you need! The dish will be a nice choice for a festive table and a family supper. It will surely become one of the favorite dishes of your family. Enjoy!


  • bacon: 200 g
  • flour: 1 cup
  • water: 1.5 cup
  • butter: 2 Tbsp
  • onion: 1 piece (sliced into half-moons)
  • creme fraiche: 0.3 cup
  • chives: 1 Tbsp (chopped)

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Stages of cooking

  1. Pre-heat the oven to 230 C (450 F). Mix flour with water to get batter. Take 1/3 of batter and spread it across the frying pan. Fry the crepe on small fire for about 3-4 minutes. The edges should curl up a bit and become light brown. Do not turn the crepe on the second side.  

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  2. Cut the bacon into thin strips and fry on medium fire for about 10 minutes to make it a bit crispy.

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  3. Drain the bacon strips on paper towels to get rid of extra oil.

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  4. Saute onions in the same frying pan for about 3-5 minutes until it softens. Let the onion cool down.

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  5. Mix onion with crème fraiche then and spread above the crepe.

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  6. Add bacon, press it down with a spoon a bit and bake for about 15 minutes.

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  7. That’s it! Your onion and bacon tart is ready! You can dredge it with minced chives and serve! Bon appétit!

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History of the Onion & Bacon Tart

The onion and bacon tart has its roots in French cuisine and is also known as quiche lorraine. It became popular in the 16th century in the Lorraine region of France, where bacon was a staple of the diet. The original recipe called for a pastry crust filled with eggs, cream, bacon, and onions. The dish has evolved over the years and is now enjoyed all over the world in many variations.

Tips and Tricks for Onion & Bacon Tart Recipe

To make a perfect onion and bacon tart, it's important to follow a few simple tips and tricks. First, make sure to fry the crepe on low heat to avoid burning it. Second, use a good quality bacon that will crisp up nicely in the pan. Third, saute the onions until they're soft but not browned to ensure they don't overpower the other flavors in the dish. Fourth, mix the onion with crГЁme fraiche to add a tangy flavor that compliments the sweetness of the onion. Finally, press down the bacon with a spoon to ensure it's evenly distributed throughout the tart.

Tips for presenting the dish

To make your onion and bacon tart look as good as it tastes, there are a few presentation tips to keep in mind. First, sprinkle the minced chives on top of the tart just before serving to add some color and freshness to the dish. Second, slice the tart into small pieces and arrange them attractively on a platter. Finally, consider serving the tart with a side salad or some roasted vegetables to balance out the richness of the dish.

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