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Sweet Onion Pie Recipe

Sweet Onion Pie Recipe

Loaded with sweet onions, this creamy pie makes a scrumptious addition to the brunch buffet. By using less butter to cook the onions and substituting lighter ingredients, I cut calories and fat from the tasty dish. —Barbara Reese, Catawissa, Pennsylvania
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 35 min. Bake: 30 min. YIELD:8 servings


  • 2 sweet onions, halved and sliced
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 unbaked pastry shell (9 inches)
  • 1 cup egg substitute
  • 1 cup fat-free evaporated milk
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper


  • 1. In a large nonstick skillet, cook onions in butter over medium-low heat for 30 minutes or until very tender. Meanwhile, line unpricked pastry shell with a double thickness of heavy-duty foil.
  • 2. Bake at 450° for 6 minutes. Remove foil; cool on a wire rack. Reduce heat to 425°.
  • 3. Spoon onions into pastry shell. In a small bowl, whisk the egg substitute, milk, salt and pepper; pour over onions. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Let stand for 5-10 minutes before cutting. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 169 calories, 7g fat (2g saturated fat), 5mg cholesterol, 487mg sodium, 21g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 1g fiber), 7g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 lean meat, 1 fat.

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Reviewed Nov. 4, 2011

"My mother-in-law loves this recipe. It is quick, easy and so tasty."

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