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French Onion Pie

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Ingredients
  9 inch pastry shell 1 , unbaked
  Canned french fried onions 3 1⁄2 Ounce (2 Cups, 1 Can)
  Eggs 4
  Milk 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Sharp process american cheese 2 Ounce, shredded to make 1/2 cup
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cayenne 1 Dash
  Sharp process american cheese 4 Ounce, shredded to make1 cup
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat oven to 450°F before baking.

MAKING
2) Bake pastry shell for about 7 to 8 minutes in preheated oven till golden.
3) Lower oven temperature to 325°F.
4) Fill the bottom of pastry with 1 1/2 cups of French-fried onions when it is still warm.
5) Whip eggs slightly.
6) Pour in milk, the 1/2 cup shredded American cheese, salt, and cayenne.
7) Add this mixture over French-fried onions and then top with 1 cup shredded American cheese.

FINALIZING
8) Again bake for 45 minutes in preheated oven and then surround the edge of pie with remaining onions.
9) Continue baking for about 5 to 10 minutes more until a knife comes out clean when inserted just off-center.
10) Keep standing for 10 minutes at room temperature.

SERVING
11) Serve warm.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
French
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Baked
Interest: 
Holiday, Party, Healthy
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Onion
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
65 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2416 Calories from Fat 1553

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 175 g268.6%

Saturated Fat 86.4 g431.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1245.5 mg415.2%

Sodium 5467.3 mg227.8%

Total Carbohydrates 138 g46.1%

Dietary Fiber 1.8 g7.1%

Sugars 34.4 g

Protein 78 g156.2%

Vitamin A 31.3% Vitamin C 3.4%

Calcium 63.8% Iron 22.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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French Onion Pie Recipe