Unique, satisfying and invigorating; this Savoury Plum Caramelised Onion and Goats Cheese Tart is your next go to family recipe. We thought we’d leave your palette on a high note, and see out the year with a taste explosion of epic proportions. Casey-Lee from Live Love Nourish has created a sensational summer recipe, utilising the MONTAGUE tree™ plum.
Live Love Nourish
Casey-Lee of Live Love Nourish has been passionate about inspiring you to live a healthy and happy life, utilising her skills as a nutritionist and naturopath. I met her back in 2019, since then this super-mum entrepreneur has had me on the hook. Sharing healthy recipes that nourish your body from the inside out. Her recipes are made with love, whole food ingredients, free from gluten, dairy and sugar and always supporting Australian farmers. We can’t wait to create this tantalising Savoury Plum Caramelised Onion and Goats Cheese Tart.
the MONTAGUE tree™️ plum growers
Of course we need to talk about where the MONTAGUE tree™️ plum is grown first and foremost. This family company for families, Montague™️ are exactly what they claim to be. With over 70 years of experience in fresh produce from the humble beginnings of harvesting apples in 1948. There are a number of regions where the MONTAGUE tree™️ plum grows. In Queensland’s Granite Belt, the Ferrier, Finlay and Pratt families produce these tasty, healthy snacks year upon year. Stimulate your senses, invigorate your passion for fresh premium stone fruit and indulge in the truly satisfying experience that is the MONTAGUE tree™️ plum.
Sweet and juicy the MONTAGUE tree™️ plums paired perfectly with a balance of flavours with goat’s cheese, thyme and caramelised onion, in a rustic, homestyle almond pastry.
Recipe by nutritionist Casey-Lee Lyons, Live Love Nourish.
Recipe is gluten free with a dairy free option.
Makes: 1 medium-large tart or 3 small
2 cups almond meal
4 tbsp tapioca flour
1/4 tsp nutmeg
2 large eggs, room temperature
1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
Pinch sea salt
4 Montague Plums
2 red onions, thinly sliced
1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
50g goat’s cheese or dairy free alternative (such as a nut cheese)
3-4 springs fresh thyme
Extra virgin olive oil
Pinch sea salt
Preheat oven to 180°C.
To make pastry:
In a mixing bowl combine almond meal, tapioca flour, nutmeg and salt. Create a well in the centre and add
whisked egg and olive oil. Combine flour with wet ingredients until well combined. Use hands to shape into
a smooth dough.
Place onto a flat surface lined with baking paper. Cover dough with baking paper. With gentle pressure roll
out dough to one large round shape or 3 small if using smaller tins. Keeping flat, place into fridge to slightly
To make filling:
In a frying pan, heat olive oil and sauté onions until softened. Add balsamic vinegar and stir over lowmedium heat, stirring regularly until sweet and caramelised. Set aside.
Lay pastry over tart tin/s and shape edges. Bake in oven for 5-8 minutes to par cook.
Fill with caramelised onion and then plums.
Crumble goat’s cheese over top of plums. Sprinkle over thyme leaves. Season lightly with a pinch sea salt.
Bake in oven for 15 minutes or until plums are tender and pastry has browned on edges.
Just like the MONTAGUE tree™️ plum, this Savoury Plum Caramelised Onion and Goats Cheese Tart is a healthy, unique treat for the entire family. Boasting tasty ingredients, is sure to leave your taste buds invigorated and your belly feeling satisfied. From the beautiful distinctive colours to the unique taste, this flavoursome dish is sure to wow even the pickiest of eaters this stone fruit season. Don’t forget to check out the REEL of the amazing Casey-Lee weaving her magic!