Sweet onion, bacon, and cheese tarts

SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
40 min
10 min
30 min
Cooking for a crew? Why not try this recipe for sweet onion, bacon, and cheese tarts that makes enough for 24 people? Unlike many other bulk recipes, this one only takes 40 minutes to make, so you won't have to spend all day making just the appetizers. Or, switch gears and make these bites to kickstart your morning. If you meal-prep them at the beginning of the week, you'll have a hearty, warm breakfast waiting for you for the next few days. With the combination of cayenne pepper, dijon mustard, and cheese, these egg-based tarts are anything but boring!


Olive oil

1 tsp

Uncooked onion(s)

1 medium, sweet variety, quartered and thinly sliced

Table salt

¼ tsp

Black pepper


Uncooked Canadian bacon

3 slice(s), finely chopped

Fat free egg substitute

¼ cup(s)

Fat-free half-and-half

2 Tbsp

Dijon Mustard

1 tsp

Cayenne pepper

1 pinch

Mini phyllo shell(s)

24 item(s), tart shells, frozen

Shredded low fat Swiss cheese



  1. Heat oil in medium nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add onion, salt, and pepper; cook, stirring, until onion is golden brown, about 12 minutes. Transfer to small bowl.
  2. Add bacon to skillet and cook, stirring, until lightly browned, about 2 minutes. Add to onion and mix well.
  3. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  4. Meanwhile, whisk together egg substitute, half-and-half, mustard, and cayenne in small bowl. Arrange tart shells on baking sheet. Spoon onion-bacon mixture evenly into shells. Top each with about ¾ teaspoon egg mixture. Sprinkle evenly with Swiss cheese; bake until filling is set, about 15 minutes. Serve warm.
  5. Per serving: 1 tart