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Nutty Onions

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  Onions 3 Large
  Freshly ground pepper 1 Teaspoon, divided
  Mozzarella cheese 8 Ounce, shredded (1 Package)
  Chopped pecans/Walnuts 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Heavy cream 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  9 inch pie crust 1 (Unbaked)
  Egg yolk 1
  Water 1 Tablespoon

Preheat oven to 350°.
Slice onions into 1/4-inch thick rings.
Steam onions, rings intact, for 5 minutes.
Place 1/2 of the steamed onions in the bottom of casserole dish keeping rings intact.
Sprinkle 1/2 teaspoon pepper over onions.
Layer 1/2 of the cheese over onions, nuts.
Layer remaining onions and then the cheese.
Sprinkle 1/2 teaspoon pepper over layers the heavy cream.
Cover top of the dish with pie crust forming a rim around the edge.
Just before baking, beat egg yolk and water together and brush over pie crust.
Bake for 30-40 minutes.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3162 Calories from Fat 1964

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 223 g343.2%

Saturated Fat 111.1 g555.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 693.1 mg231%

Sodium 2513.9 mg104.7%

Total Carbohydrates 225 g75%

Dietary Fiber 22.8 g91.2%

Sugars 43.5 g

Protein 78 g155.8%

Vitamin A 106.5% Vitamin C 120.1%

Calcium 160.2% Iron 44.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Nutty Onions Recipe