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Cheesy Onion Quick Bread Recipe
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Cheesy Onion Quick Bread Recipe

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"I like to make this bread ahead, then slice, wrap and freeze it," says Davona Henderson of Bountiful, Utah. "When I'm ready to serve it, I just heat up slices at the last minute."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min. + cooling
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min. + cooling
MAKES: 12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1-1/2 cups reduced-fat biscuit/baking mix
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup fat-free milk
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese, divided
  • 2 teaspoons poppy seeds
  • 1 tablespoon butter

Nutritional Facts

One slice equals 115 calories, 5 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 27 mg cholesterol, 275 mg sodium, 12 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 5 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fat.

Directions

  1. In a small nonstick skillet, saute onion in oil until tender; set aside. Place biscuit mix in a large bowl. In a small bowl, whisk egg and milk. Stir into the biscuit mix just until moistened. Stir in the onion mixture, 1/2 cup cheese and poppy seeds.
  2. Transfer to an 8-in. x 4-in. loaf pan coated with cooking spray. Sprinkle with the remaining cheese. Drizzle with butter. Bake at 400° for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean and loaf is golden brown. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack to cool completely. Store in the refrigerator. Yield: 1 loaf.
Originally published as Cheesy Onion Quick Bread in Light & Tasty February/March 2004, p45

Nutritional Facts

One slice equals 115 calories, 5 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 27 mg cholesterol, 275 mg sodium, 12 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 5 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fat.

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Reviewed Dec. 6, 2013

"The sauteed onions seem to really make this a moist bread. Good, but next time I think I'd add a little salt."

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Reviewed Sep. 1, 2009

"Pretty good. I made this to go with dinner tonight. My kids thought it was good which surprised me - they don't really care for onions."

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Reviewed Apr. 15, 2008

"I made this for a cook out for my children who were visiting us - now every time they come for a cook out, they request this bread!

Makes nice gifts also. Moist and tasty!"

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