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Gorgonzola and Onion Pie

Gorgonzola and Onion Pie
  • Prep 50 min
  • Total 1 hr 20 min
  • Ingredients 11
  • Servings 12
Pillsbury® refrigerated pie crusts provide a simple addition to these onion pies made with three types of cheese – a crunchy dinner.
Updated January 18, 2011
Make With
Make With
Pillsbury Pie Crust
Bake-Off® Contest 35, 1992
Bake-Off® Contest 35, 1992
Roberta Levine
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Ingredients

  • 1 box Pillsbury™ refrigerated pie crusts, softened as directed on box
  • 1 tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese
  • 3 tablespoons olive or vegetable oil
  • 2 1/3 cups coarsely chopped sweet onions (Vidalia®, Maui or Walla Walla)
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 can (28 oz) whole tomatoes, drained, quartered
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese (4 oz)
  • 1 cup crumbled Gorgonzola or blue cheese (4 oz)

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 450°F. Make pie crust as directed on box for one-crust baked shell using 9-inch glass pie pan. Bake 9 to 11 minutes or until lightly browned. Sprinkle Parmesan cheese evenly over crust; set aside. Reduce oven temperature to 425°F.
  • 2
    In 10-inch skillet, heat 2 tablespoons of the oil over medium-low heat. Add onions; cook about 15 minutes, stirring frequently, until onions are soft and golden.
  • 3
    In 2-quart saucepan, heat remaining tablespoon oil over medium heat. Add garlic; cook and stir until garlic is softened. Stir in tomatoes, oregano, salt and pepper. Cook 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until slightly thickened.
  • 4
    Spoon tomato mixture into partially baked shell. Spoon onion mixture over tomatoes; sprinkle with mozzarella and Gorgonzola cheeses.
  • 5
    Bake at 425°F 10 to 20 minutes or until crust is golden brown. After 10 minutes of baking, cover edge of crust with strips of foil to prevent excessive browning. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.

  • Sweet onions are special onion varieties that are sweeter as well as juicier than traditional Bermuda or Spanish onions. Look for Maui. Vidalia® and Walla Walla onions in you produce department.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
190
Calories from Fat
110
Total Fat
12g
19%
Saturated Fat
5g
26%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
15mg
5%
Sodium
390mg
16%
Potassium
170mg
5%
Total Carbohydrate
14g
5%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
3g
Protein
6g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
6%
6%
Calcium
15%
15%
Iron
4%
4%
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; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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