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Pumpkin, Feta, Caramelised Onion, Polenta Crust Tart



8 portion(s)

Roasted Pumpkin

  • 500 grams pumpkin, (Peeled & Cubed 1-2 cm)
  • 1-2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 tablespoon tamari or soy sauce

Polenta Crust Pastry

  • 75 grams plain flour
  • 170 grams Instant Polenta
  • 120 grams unsalted butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 80 grams water

Caramelised Onion

  • 2 onions, (large sliced into rings)
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 20 grams olive oil

Remaining Ingredients

  • 100 grams feta
  • 375 grams carnation light and creamy evaporated milk
  • 4 eggs

Recipe's preparation

    Roasted Pumpkin
  1. Pre Heat oven to 180 degrees.  Grease a 24cm Loose-bottom tart tin and set aside. 

  2. Place pumpkin (cubed approx 1-2cm) into a roasting pan lined with baking paper.

  3. Drizzle 1-2 tbsp of Olive Oil and 1/2 tbsp of Tamari or  Soy sauce over pumpkin cubes and toss with your hands to combine the ingredients.

  4. Bake for 20 - 30 minutes or until soft and slightly coloured on the edges and set aside.

  5. Polenta Crust Pastry
  6. Place flour, polenta, butter and salt in TM bowl and mix for 10 seconds on speed 6.

  7. Set dial to closed position.  Add water and knead for 10 - 20 seconds on Dough mode interval speed to form dough.

  8. Press the dough into a 24cm loose-bottomed tart tin.  Top the dough with non-stick baking paper and fill with baking weights.

  9. Bake at 180 degrees for 15 minutes, remove the paper and weights and bake for a further 10 minutes. Set aside.

  10. Caramelised Onions
  11. Place Onions, Sugar and Oil into mixing bowl and saute for 30 minutes on Varoma  Counter-clockwise operation Reverse Speed 2. Set aside.

  12. Remaining Ingredients and Assembly
  13. Place Eggs and Carnation Milk into mixing bowl and mix for 3 seconds speed 3.

  14. Spread Caramelised Onion over cooked pastry shell, crumble over feta and top with reserved pumpkin.  Pour egg and milk mixture over the top.

  15. Bake at 180 degrees for 35 minutes or until the filling has set.



You may have additional milk egg mixture left over dependant on how deep or big your tart tin is.  Adjust to suit.

Salt content is to preference, increase or decrease as required to suit.

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