A slice of Caramelized Onion, Smoked Gouda and Pecan Rice Tart on a white plate next to assorted vegetables.

Caramelized Onion, Smoked Gouda and Pecan Rice Tart

"Rice to the Rescue!" Recipe Contest Winner - Anna Ginsberg

  • Servings
  • Serving Size
    1 tart slice


  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 4 cups onion, sliced (about 3 large)
  • 3 cups cooked rice
  • ¾ cup Parmesan cheese
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 cups smoked Gouda cheese, shredded
  • ¾ cup chopped pecans


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

  • Heat butter in large skillet over medium heat. Add onion and sauté 8 to 10 minutes, stirring periodically until browned and caramelized.

  • Meanwhile, combine rice, Parmesan and eggs in a medium bowl. Press mixture into bottom of a 10-inch removable bottom pan. Distribute onion over crust and top with smoked Gouda and pecans. Bake in preheated oven 12 to 15 minutes, until pecans are toasted.

Recipe Notes

To hasten caramelizing, add 2 tablespoons brown sugar to onions just as they become translucent.

Nutrition Facts

  • Serving 1 slice
  • Calories 240
  • Total Fat 15g
  • Cholesterol 76mg
  • Sodium 290mg
  • Carbohydrates 17g
  • Dietary Fiber 2g
  • Protein 10g