Bacon And Two Onion Cheesecake
|Bacon slices||6 , diced|
|Sweet onion||1 Large, chopped|
|Garlic||1 Clove (5 gm), minced|
|Light ricotta cheese||15 Ounce (1 Container)|
|Half and half||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Cayenne pepper||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
|Thinly sliced green onions||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
In 10-inch skillet, cook bacon until crisp; remove to paper towels with slotted spoon.
Cook sweet onion and garlic in drippings until tender, about 6 minutes.
Drain in strainer; discard bacon drippings.
In bowl of electric mixer, combine ricotta cheese, half-and-half, flour, salt and pepper; blend until smooth.
Add eggs, one at a time; blend until smooth.
Reserve 3 tablespoons of the bacon for garnish.
Stir remaining bacon, cooked onion mixture and green onions into ricotta mixture.
Lightly grease sides of 8- or 9-inch springform pan; pour batter into pan.
Bake at 350°F 40 minutes or until center is just set.
Remove to wire cooling rack; cool to room temperature.
Remove side of pan.
Garnish with reserved bacon; serve with assorted crackers.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 1026 Calories from Fat 400
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 47 g72.4%
Saturated Fat 24.1 g120.4%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 583.1 mg194.4%
Sodium 1769.6 mg73.7%
Total Carbohydrates 83 g27.6%
Dietary Fiber 5.9 g23.6%
Sugars 41.9 g
Protein 61 g122.3%
Vitamin A 71.2% Vitamin C 63.1%
Calcium 99.3% Iron 28.7%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet