Friday, July 13, 2012


We LOVE caramelized onions in just about anything- eggs, pizza, tacos, chicken, burgers, etc.- so when I saw this recipe I knew it was a must try. It did not disappoint and has quickly moved to the top of the favorites list.
1 refrigerated pie crust
3 sweet onions, sliced in strips
2T olive oil
1/2c fresh parsley, chopped
5 bacon slices, cooked and crumbled (or ham)
2c shredded cheese (gruyere, swiss, or colby-jack)
1c milk
1/2c half-and-half
4 eggs
1/2t salt
1/4t pepper
1/4t nutmeg

Preheat oven to 425* Put pie crust in a pie plate and prick bottom with fork. Top with foil and beans (or some other item to weight). Bake 8 min. Remove foil pouch and bake 5min. Cool 15 min and reduce oven to 350* Cook onions in olive oil over med high heat for 15-20min, stirring often. Remove from heat and stir in parsley and bacon. Put half of mixture into pie shell, top with half of cheese and repeat. Whisk together remaining ingredients and pour over top. Bake 40-45min until set. Cool 15min before serving.

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