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Onion and Cheese Pie

Looking for a cheesy dinner? Then check out this baked savory onion pie garnished with tomato.

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  • prep time 10 min
  • total time 60 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 6
 

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

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LOCATION

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

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

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
360
(
Calories from Fat
240),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
27g
27%
(Saturated Fat
13g,
13%
Trans Fat
1 1/2g
1 1/2%
),
Cholesterol
170mg
170%;
Sodium
670mg
670%;
Total Carbohydrate
17g
17%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
8g
8%
),
Protein
14g
14%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%;
Vitamin C
2%;
Calcium
25%;
Iron
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 Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.