Caramelized Red Onion Tarts with Chavrie Goat Cheese

These bite-sized Caramelized Red Onion Tarts with Chavrie Goat Cheese are perfect appetizers for any occasion. The tart goat cheese and the sweet onions and currants create a wonderful flavor of sweet and savory!

PREPARATION
30 mins
SERVES
4-6
CHEESE
Chavrie Pyramid Original Goat Cheese

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 pkg. (5.3oz) Chavrie goat cheese
  • 2 Med. Red onions (minced)
  • 2 Tbs. Vegetable oil
  • 2 Tbs. Unsalted Butter
  • 1 Tbs. Sugar
  • 2 Tbs. Red wine vinegar
  • 1 Tbs. Red Currant or Grape Jelly
  • 12 ea. Neutral/Savory tart shells

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Heat oil and butter over medium heat in heavy gauge skillet.
  2. Add minced onions and cook until translucent about 10 minutes.
  3. Add sugar, jelly and vinegar and cook to a syrupy consistency (15 minutes) stirring occasionally.
  4. Remove from heat and let cool to room temperature.
  5. Place tart shells on baking tray, spoon 1 Tbs. of caramelized onion in each tart shell, spread Chavrie evenly on top of each tart.
  6. Before serving heat in a 350° F oven, bake until slightly brown on edges (approximately 8-12 minutes) or brown under a broiler for 3-4 minutes.