Alsatian Onion Pie

6 Servings


  • 1 all-ready pie crust (9”)

  • 6 slices bacon

  • 1 tablespoon butter

  • 6 large onions thinly sliced

  • slat and pepper to taste

  • 1 tablespoon flour

  • 1 cup heavy cream beaten with 4 whole eggs

  • 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg


  • Preheat oven to 400°.

  • Fry the bacon in a large skillet until just crisp.

  • Do not overcool.

  • Drain on paper towels and crumble;

  • set aside.

  • Discard the bacon fat and in the same pan melt the butter, add the onion slices and crushed bacon.

  • Saute, stirring occasionally until onions are wilted and slightly soft.

  • Add salt and pepper to taste.

  • Remove the pan from the stove and sprinkle on the flour.

  • Gently beat the eggs and cream together and slowly add to the pan, and continue to mix until all is incorporated.

  • Pour the mixture into the prepared pie shell, sprinkle with nutmeg and bake for 35-40 minutes or until to is brown.

  • Serves 4 for dinner or 8 as an appetizer.

Category: Breakfast Foods