Onion Tart

Ham, bacon or viennas can be used, or for a vegetarian option add sliced, roasted peppers.

Serves 6- 8 

Preparation time: 20 minutes

Cooking time: 30 – 35 min


  • 125 g butter
  • 250 g bacon, cubed
  • 4 onions, peeled and sliced
  • 60 ml (4 tbsp.) flour
  • 500 ml (2 cups) milk, lukewarm
  • 4 large eggs
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 150 g (about 1 ½ cups) grated cheddar cheese
  • Green salad and crusty bread to serve


  1. In a large pan melt the butter, add the bacon and onions and fry until soft, about 6 minutes.
  2. Stir in the flour to make a paste, and slowly pour in the milk stirring continuously.
  3. Whisk the eggs and add to the milk mixture, stir well. Add the cheese and seasoning.
  4. Pour the mixture into a pie dish and allow to stand until settled and at room temperature, about 20 minutes.
  5. Preheat the oven to 200°C and bake until set, about 30 – 35 minutes.

Serve sliced with a green salad and crusty bread for lunch or a light meal