Pear and Caramelized Onion Tart

We have a fun recipe for you all today that takes under a half hour. This juicy pear and caramelized onion tart is easy to make, takes only 5 ingredients ( half of them optional) and is perfect for a Sunday brunch. Check out the recipe below.

Pear & caramelized onion tart
Pear & caramelized onion tart with pie crust.

Pear and caramelized onion tart

Prep time 15 min
Cook time15 min


  • 1 Frozen pie crust
  • 3 pears (Bartlett or D’anjou) – peeled, cored, and sliced
  • 2 yellow onions thinly sliced
  • 3 tbsp white sugar ( optional)
  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 1 tsp Dried parsley ( optional)


  • Pre bake pie crust for 10 mins.
  • While the pie crust is cooling, peel , core, and, slice pears, set aside.
  • Thinly slice onions, heat up butter in a saucepan and toss in onions. Stir constantly until brown this will take about 10 minutes. ( Optional add in 3 tbsp of sugar while cooking down to sweeten and brown faster)
  • Gently spread cooked onions evenly on pre baked pie shell. Next, place pear slices on top of onions.
  • Bake for another 5 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and sprinkle dried parsley.

Easy peasy! This classic recipe also leaves a lot of room for creativity, add in cheeses, nuts, or a balsamic drizzle. Let me know in the comments if you try this out and how you made it your own!

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