Sweet Onion Pie

Sweet Onion Pie Recipe
Robbie Caponetto


Makes 6 servings

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Recipe Time

Prep: 15 Minutes
Cook: 10 Minutes
Bake: 38 Minutes


1/2 (15-ounce) package refrigerated piecrusts
1 tablespoon butter
1 large sweet onion, quartered and thinly sliced
1 large egg, lightly beaten
3/4 cup sour cream
1/2 cup grated Gruyère cheese
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
2 bacon slices, cooked and crumbled


1. Preheat oven to 350°. Line a 9-inch tart pan with 1 piecrust; prick bottom of crust with fork. Line sides with foil, add pie weights (or dried beans), and place on bottom rack of oven. Bake at 350° for 18 minutes or until golden brown.

2. Melt butter in a large sauté pan over medium heat. Sauté onion 10 minutes or until soft and translucent. Place onion in large bowl, and let cool. Add egg and next 4 ingredients; fold together, and pour mixture into crust. Top with bacon, and bake at 350° for 20 minutes or just until set. Let stand for 10 minutes before serving.


Marcy Jimenez Hirte,

April 2006
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