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Onion and Cheese Pie

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  • 10 min prep time
  • 60 min total time
  • 10 ingredients
  • 6 servings
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Looking for a cheesy dinner? Then check out this baked savory onion pie garnished with tomato.

Ingredients

1 1/4
cups finely crushed saltine crackers (36 squares)
1/4
cup butter or margarine, melted
2
tablespoons butter or margarine
2
large onions, chopped (2 cups)
1 1/2
cups shredded sharp Cheddar cheese (6 oz)
1
cup milk
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
3
eggs
Chopped seeded tomato and sliced green onion, if desired

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 325°F. Spray 9-inch glass pie plate with cooking spray. In small bowl, mix cracker crumbs and 1/4 cup melted butter; press evenly in bottom and up side of pie plate.
  • 2 In 10-inch skillet, melt 2 tablespoons butter over medium-high heat. Cook onions in butter 5 to 6 minutes, stirring frequently, until light brown. Spread onions in crust. Sprinkle with cheese.
  • 3 In medium bowl, beat milk, salt, pepper and eggs with fork or wire whisk until blended; pour over cheese.
  • 4 Bake 40 to 45 minutes or until knife inserted in center comes out clean. Garnish with tomato and onion. Serve immediately.
  • 1 Heat oven to 325°F. Spray 9-inch glass pie plate with cooking spray. In small bowl, mix cracker crumbs and 1/4 cup melted butter; press evenly in bottom and up side of pie plate.
  • 2 In 10-inch skillet, melt 2 tablespoons butter over medium-high heat. Cook onions in butter 5 to 6 minutes, stirring frequently, until light brown. Spread onions in crust. Sprinkle with cheese.
  • 3 In medium bowl, beat milk, salt, pepper and eggs with fork or wire whisk until blended; pour over cheese.
  • 4 Bake 40 to 45 minutes or until knife inserted in center comes out clean. Garnish with tomato and onion. Serve immediately.

Expert Tips

Quickly and easily crush crackers into crumbs by sealing them in a plastic food-storage bag and pounding with your hand.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
360
Calories from Fat
240
% Daily Value
Total Fat
27g
41%
Saturated Fat
13g
67%
Trans Fat
1 1/2g
Cholesterol
170mg
57%
Sodium
670mg
28%
Total Carbohydrate
17g
6%
Dietary Fiber
2g
6%
Sugars
8g
8%
Protein
14g
14%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%
20%
Vitamin C
2%
2%
Calcium
25%
25%
Iron
6%
6%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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