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Tomato Onion Pie

Total Time

Prep: 30 min. Bake: 35 min. + standing

Makes

6 servings

This pie offers a tempting mix of flavors. The quiche-like dish is attractive and easy to cut.—Faye Wortman, Evansville, Indiana

Ingredients

  • 8 cups thinly sliced sweet onions
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 12 bacon strips, cooked and drained
  • 2 cups soft bread crumbs
  • 3 to 4 medium tomatoes, thinly sliced
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • Additional tomato slices, optional

Directions

  1. In a large skillet, saute onions in butter until tender. Crumble nine bacon strips; set remaining strips aside. Place the bread crumbs in a greased 9-in. deep-dish pie plate. Layer with half of the tomatoes, onions, crumbled bacon and cheese. Top with the remaining tomatoes, onions and crumbled bacon.
  2. In a bowl, beat the eggs, salt and pepper; pour over the top. Sprinkle with remaining cheese. Top with reserved bacon strips. Arrange additional tomato slices around the edge if desired. Bake at 350° for 35-40 minutes or until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean. Let stand for 10 minutes before cutting. Refrigerate leftovers.

Nutrition Facts

1 slice: 403 calories, 25g fat (14g saturated fat), 171mg cholesterol, 710mg sodium, 26g carbohydrate (13g sugars, 4g fiber), 19g protein.

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