"This recipe makes classic creamed onions seem inventive and stylish. A generous wedge is an appealing side dish, but it'll make a nice first course, if paired with a salad. The tart tastes great served warm or at room temperature." --Sheri Castle, author of The Southern Living Community Cookbook

Sheri Castle
Recipe by Southern Living November 2014

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Recipe Summary

hands-on:
35 mins
total:
1 hr 45 mins
Yield:
Makes 8 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 400°. Fit piecrust into a 9-inch tart pan lightly coated with cooking spray. Bake crust 8 to 10 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool.

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  • Heat butter and olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat until butter is melted; add onions and a pinch of salt. Cook, stirring often, 5 minutes. Cover and cook about 10 more minutes or until onions are soft and lightly browned. Uncover and cook, stirring often, 2 to 3 minutes or until liquid evaporates. Remove skillet from heat, and cool completely.

  • Whisk together crème fraîche and next 6 ingredients in a medium bowl. Stir in onions. Spread mixture in prepared crust.

  • Bake at 400° for 25 to 30 minutes or until golden and set. Cool on a wire rack 10 minutes before slicing.

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