Onion Brunch Pie Recipe
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Onion Brunch Pie Recipe

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I found this recipe in a cookbook in a chapter called, “Recipes for Busy Days”. I love quiche but hate the hassle in making a crust. This recipe solves that problem for me. I continue to make this dish for brunches and it’s a favorite for our family Christmas breakfast.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 30 min.
MAKES:2 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 30 min.
MAKES: 2 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups thinly sliced onions
  • 2 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 cup 2% milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup crushed saltines (about 15 crackers)

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (prepared with reduced-fat butter, egg substitute and reduced-fat cheese) equals 261 calories, 12 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 35 mg cholesterol, 870 mg sodium, 23 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 18 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 lean meat, 1-1/2 starch, 1 fat.

Directions

  1. In a large skillet over medium heat, cook onions in 1 tablespoon butter for 8-10 minutes or until golden brown, stirring frequently. Remove from the heat.
  2. In a small bowl, beat the eggs, milk, salt and pepper. Stir in onions. Pour into a greased 7-in. pie plate. Sprinkle with cheese. Melt remaining butter; toss with cracker crumbs. Sprinkle over cheese.
  3. Bake at 350° for 30-35 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Let stand for 5 minutes before cutting. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Onion Brunch Pie in Reminisce February/March 2009, p 51

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (prepared with reduced-fat butter, egg substitute and reduced-fat cheese) equals 261 calories, 12 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 35 mg cholesterol, 870 mg sodium, 23 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 18 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 lean meat, 1-1/2 starch, 1 fat.

Sparkling Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sparkling wine.

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