Manchego Tarts


6" Pressed Mazina
Manchego Tarts

Original Recipe Serves 2

Prep Time 10 min
Cooking Time 10 min


2 Mission® 6" Pressed Mazina™ Tortillas (08042)  
3 oz. Saffron Sherry Cream Sauce  (see Related Recipe) 
2 tsp.  Olive Oil  
8 oz. Yellow Onions , julienne 
3/4 tsp. Granulated Sugar  
2 tsp.  Garlic , minced 
1/8 tsp.  Saffron Threads 
1/4 tsp.  Paprika  
1/2 tsp. Kosher Salt  
1/2 tsp. Black Pepper  
20 oz. Manchego Cheese , shredded 
1  Egg , beaten 
2 Tbsp.  Heavy Cream  
Crispy Garlic Slivers  to garnish 


1.) Preheat oven to 350º F.

2.) Heat olive oil in sauté pan over medium high heat. Add onions, sugar, garlic, paprika, saffron, salt and pepper.

3.) Sauté until onions and garlic turn translucent. Remove from heat and let cool.

4.) Mix shredded manchego cheese with onion mix. Fold in heavy cream and egg.

5.) Cut Mission® Mazina™ Tortillas into 2¾” rounds.

6.) Gently press small Mazina™ rounds into 2” tart pans.

7.) Place approximately 2 tablespoons of manchego filling in each shell.

8.) Place in preheated oven and bake approximately 10 minutes or until cheese is melted and tart is lightly golden brown. (For crispier tart shells pre-bake in oven approximately 5 minutes and let cool before adding filling.)

9.) Garnish with mixed greens, crispy garlic slivers and drizzle with Saffron Sherry Cream Sauce.

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