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Bacon And Two Onion Cheesecake

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The bacon and two onion cheese cake is made with sweet and green onions. Prepared with a batter of ricotta cheese and eggs with half anf half, the bacon and onion cheese cake is savory and meaty. With diced bacon in it, the cheese cake is flavored with garlic and a hint of cayenne and baked to cook and served with arrosted crackers.
Ingredients
  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)
  Flour 2 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cayenne pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Eggs 2
  Thinly sliced green onions 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

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.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Baked
Occasion: 
Christmas
Ingredient: 
Cheese

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