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Onion Potato Pie

 Onion Potato Pie
I found the basic potato pie recipe in a cookbook and added the sweet onions, for which our area is famous. I've used this recipe for brunches and as a side dish for a main meal.
6-8 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Bake: 45 min.

Ingredients

  • 8 cups frozen shredded hash brown potatoes, thawed
  • 6 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 1 cup diced sweet onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped sweet red pepper
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
  • 3 Eggland's Best Eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/3 cup milk

Directions

  • Gently squeeze potatoes to remove excess water. Melt 5 tablespoons
  • butter; add to potatoes along with 1/2 teaspoon salt. Press in
  • bottom and up sides of a greased 9-in. pie plate to form a crust.
  • Bake at 425° for 25-30 minutes or until edges are browned. Cool
  • to room temperature.
  • In a saucepan over medium heat, saute the onion and red pepper in
  • remaining butter until tender, about 6-8 minutes. Spoon into crust;
  • sprinkle with cheese. Combine the eggs, milk and remaining salt;
  • pour over onion mixture.
  • Bake at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until a knife inserted near the
  • center comes out clean. Let stand 5 minutes before serving. Yield:
  • 6-8 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 piece) equals 228 calories,

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Onion Potato Pie (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 15 g fat (9 g saturated fat), 119 mg cholesterol, 432 mg sodium, 16 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 8 g protein.
Wine: Sparkling Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a sparkling wine.