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Canadian Bacon Onion Quiche

 Canadian Bacon Onion Quiche
For over 20 years, we sold our homegrown specialty onions at the farmers market. I handed out this favorite recipe for a classic quiche to all our customers. —Janice Redford, Cambridge, Wisconsin
6-8 ServingsPrep: 30 min. Bake: 40 min.


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 1/2 cup plus 3 tablespoons cold butter, divided
  • 1/2 cup 4% small-curd cottage cheese
  • 3 large sweet onions, sliced (about 6 cups)
  • 4 ounces Canadian bacon, diced
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese


  • Preheat oven to 350°. In a small bowl, combine flour and 1/4
  • teaspoon salt; cut in 1/2 cup butter until crumbly. Gradually add
  • cottage cheese, tossing with a fork until dough forms a ball.
  • Roll out pastry to fit a 9-in. pie plate. Transfer pastry to pie
  • plate. Trim pastry to 1/2 in. beyond edge of plate; flute edges.
  • In large skillet, saute onions in remaining butter until golden
  • brown. Stir in Canadian bacon, pepper and remaining salt. Remove
  • from heat; add eggs and cheddar cheese. Pour into pastry shell.
  • Bake 40-45 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes
  • out clean. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 piece equals 349 calories,

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Canadian Bacon Onion Quiche (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 23 g fat (14 g saturated fat), 144 mg cholesterol, 641 mg sodium, 24 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 12 g protein.
Wine: Sparkling Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a sparkling wine.