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Red Onion and Cheddar Gallettes  Veg  HT  CD  MC   55mins


Serves  4     Hot    Cold  Vegetarian   Main Course



   1 tbsp Olive Oil

   25g/1oz Butter

   400g/14oz Red Onions, thinly sliced

   1 teasp sugar

   Salt and Black Pepper

   300g/11oz Puff Pastry

   150g/5oz Strong Cheddar Cheese, crumbled

   2 teasp Freshly chopped Thyme leaves

   Beaten Egg, to glaze

   Mixed Salad leaves to serve




1. Heat the oil and butter in a saucepan add the onions and sugar, cover  and cook gently over a low heat for 30 minutes stirring from time to time until the onions are soft and caramelised. Allow to cool slightly then season to taste.


2. Preheat the oven to 200C, 400F, Gas Mark 6.


3. Roll the pastry out to 5mm/1/4 inch and cut into 4 equal squares then, using a sharp knife, make an indentation around the edge to form a  border about 2.5cm/1 inch wide, making sure not to cut all the way through.


4. Place the squares on a baking sheet and pile  a quarter of the onions onto each square, leaving the border clear. Sprinkle the cheese and thyme over the top of the onions then brush the border with the beaten egg.


5. Bake in the  oven for 15 minutes until well risen and golden. Serve hot or cold with salad.


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