Recipe for Caramelized Onion and Goat Cheese Tartlets from Mazola

Mazola shared with us this delicious recipe for Caramelized Onion and Goat Cheese Tartlets. The golden, flaky shells are filled with a luscious blend of caramelized onions, infused with the richness of unsalted butter and Mazola Vegetable Oil, and delicately flavoured with balsamic vinegar and brown sugar. Topped generously with crumbled goat cheese and fresh thyme, these tartlets are not only visually appealing but also burst with savoury sweetness. These bite-sized delights, adorned with a final sprinkle of thyme, promise to be the star of any gathering.

Recipe for Caramelized Onion and Goat Cheese Tartlets

Caramelized Onion and Goat Cheese Tartlets

Serving: 1 Dozen
Total Time: 45 Minutes


  • 1 package of thawed puff pastry
  • 3 tbls of unsalted butter
  • 3 tbls of Mazola Vegetable Oil
  • 3 medium yellow onions, sliced into thin rings
  • 1 tsp of salt
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tbls of fresh thyme, plus more for garnish
  • ½ cup of balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tbls of brown sugar
  • 1 cup of crumbled goat cheese
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten with 1 tsp of water season with salt and pepper to taste


1. Preheat oven to 425°F.


1. In a large pan over medium heat, melt the butter and add Mazola Vegetable Oil.

2. Add the sliced onions and 1 tsp of salt and cook until golden and soft (about 15 minutes).

3. Stir in minced garlic until fragrant. Add in balsamic vinegar and sugar and cook until reduced and thick (about 5-10 minutes).

4. Remove from heat and set aside.


1. Remove the puff pastry from the fridge. Using a 7cm round cookie cutter or glass cut out approx 12 circles.

2. Score 1 ½ cm from the edge with another smaller cutter being careful not to cut all the way through the pastry.

3. Spoon the onion mixture into the scored areas of each circle.

4. Top with crumbled goat cheese and fresh thyme.

5. Brush edges with egg mixture.

6. Bake for 12-16 minutes or until golden brown.

7. Garnish with more fresh thyme and season to taste.


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