Delicious food pairing ideas for your Taurus Cabernet Sauvignon

 

Like a Taurus, this Cabernet Sauvignon is earthy, well structured, and decadent. It’s full bodied and rich with flavor, perfect for the sensual Taurus. Earthy Taurus experiences the world through all of their senses. A mushroom and caramelized onion tart outside at a picnic is sure to please.

Mushroom and Caramelized Onion Tart

Ingredients:
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 large onion (sliced)
1 tablespoon butter
1 pound mushrooms (cleaned and sliced)
1 clove garlic (chopped)
1/2 teaspoon thyme (chopped)
salt and pepper to taste
1/4 cup white wine (or broth)
1 sheet puff pastry (thawed as directed on package)
1/2 cup gorgonzola (crumbled)
1 tablespoon oil
1 handful parsley (chopped)

 

Directions:
1. Heat the oil in a pan.
2. Add the onion and cook until it starts to caramelize, about 20 minutes.
3. Add the butter and let it melt.
4. Add the mushrooms and saute until they start to caramelize, about 20 minutes.
5. Add the garlic and thyme and saute until fragrant, about a minute.
6. Season with salt and pepper.
7. Add the wine, deglazed the pan and cook until it has evaporated.
8. Roll the puff pastry out to a 16x10 inch rectangle.
9. Score a line around the puff pastry 1 inch from the edge.
10. Spread the mushrooms and gorgonzola over the middle of the puff pastry.
11. Brush the outside inch of the pastry with the oil.
12. Bake in a preheated 400F oven until the a the pastry is golden brown, about 15-25 minutes.
13. Garnish with the chopped parsley.

Photo by Natalia Robert. Food Styling by Betsy Haley.