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Mother’s Day recipe: Delicious balsamic onion & goat’s cheese tart from the Little Pink Kitchen

With Mother's Day just round the corner, Sarah Patterson from the Little Pink Kitchen is here to show you how to treat your mum to a special lunch: A delicious Balsamic Onion & Goat's Cheese Tart with simple roasted baby potatoes.

Balsamic Onion &  Goat’s Cheese Tart



  • 1 sheet of ready-made puff pastry
  • 3 medium sized onions
  • 150g of goat’s cheese
  • 200ml of balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tbsp of brown sugar
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • Salt & black pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees Celsius
  2. Slice the onions into bite-size pieces.
  3. Place in a cold pan with 200ml of balsamic vinegar and bring to the boil.
  4. Reduce the heat and stir occasionally.
  5. When the vinegar has evaporated, leaving a consistency like a jam, turn off the heat and add the brown sugar.
  6. Unroll your pastry and score a line approx. 1 inch from the edge the whole way round, making sure not to cut all the way through.
  7. Spread the pastry, within the frame you have created, with the onion mixture and crumble over the goat’s cheese, seasoning with salt and pepper.
  8. Bake tart in the oven for 15 minutes or until golden brown.
  9. Serve tart with roasted baby potatoes and a green salad.


Roasted Baby Potatoes



  • 1 bag of new potatoes (approx. 750 gram bag)
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp Balsamic vinegar
  • Salt & black pepper
  • Green salad (rocket or spinach are a tasty choice)


  1. Cut your potatoes in half.
  2. Par boil them for 6 minutes in a pan of boiling water.
  3. Prepare your roasting tray with 3 tbsp of olive oil and 2 tbsp of balsamic vinegar.
  4. Drain the potatoes and transfer to the roasting tray.
  5. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  6. Roast potatoes in a pre-heated oven for 20 – 25 minutes at 180 degrees Celsius or until crisp and golden.
  7. Serve with a green salad.


We hope you have a wonderful Mother’s Day and that you enjoy trying out this fantastic celebratory meal. We’d love to see how your efforts turn out so why not share your pictures with us on Twitter @beltel or on the Belfast Telegraph Facebook #littlepinkkitchen

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