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Onion and Bacon Quiche

Submitted by: Admin on 06/27/2007
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Those who love the sweetness of onions cooked slowly to tenderness will enjoy this wonderful pie.

Ingredients

5 medium onions, thinly sliced
1/4 cup butter or margarine
3 thick slices bacon, cut in 1/2-inch-wide strips
3 eggs
1/2 cup whipping cream
1 tsp salt
Flaky Pastry (recipe follows)
1/2 tsp caraway seeds (optional)
Chopped parsley, for garnish

Flaky pastry: Mix 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour and 1/4 tsp. salt. Cut in 1/4 cup firm butter or margarine and 2 Tbsp
lard until mixture forms coarse crumbs. Beat 1 egg slightly: add to flour mixture. Stir with a fork until pastry begins to cling together.

Shape into a smooth ball. Roll out on a floured surface to a circle 12 to 13 inches in diameter.

Directions

In a large frying pan, cook onions in butter over medium heat. stirring occasionally, until onions are soft and begins to brown, 15 to 20 min.

While onions cook, saute bacon until lightly browned: drain well. Beat eggs. cream, and salt.

Line a 10-inch quiche dish with pastry, trimming edge flush with top of dish. Spread onions in pastry shell. Sprinkle evenly with bacon. Pour in egg mixture. Sprinkle with caraway seeds, if used.

Bake on lowest rack at 450F 15 min; reduce heat to 350 F. Continue baking until top browns lightly, about 15 min. longer. Sprinkle with parsley. Serve hot.

Course

Lunch

Servings

6

Time to prepare

35 Minutes

Difficulty

Difficult
 

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