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Cheesy Onion Pie Recipe

Cheesy Onion Pie Recipe

DURING my teen years, I lived on my aunt's farm in Illinois. This was one of her delicious dishes, and one of many I enjoyed. I'm so happy I got the recipe and later made it my own family's favorite. It's a wonderful side dish to complement any meat entree. -Phyllis Jean Sheeley, Altoona, Illinois
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 55 min. + standing YIELD:6-8 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 large onions, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 cups half-and-half cream
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Pastry for double-crust pie (9 inches)
  • 4 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese

Directions

  • 1. In a small skillet, saute onions in butter until golden brown. In a large bowl, beat eggs and cream. Add the onions, salt and pepper.
  • 2. Line a deep-dish 9 in. pie plate with bottom pastry. Add egg mixture; sprinkle with bacon and cheese. Roll out remaining pastry to fit top of pie; place over filling. Seal and flute the edges; cut slits in top.
  • 3. Bake at 350° for 55-60 minutes or until crust is golden brown. Let stand 15 minutes before cutting. Refrigerate leftovers. Yield: 6-8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 piece) equals 425 calories, 27 g fat (14 g saturated fat), 134 mg cholesterol, 363 mg sodium, 33 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 9 g protein.