Onion and Cheese Pie

Onion and Cheese Pie

Quickly and easily crush crackers into crumbs by sealing them in a plastic food-storage bag and pounding with your hand.

Prep Time

10

Minutes

Total Time

1:00

Hr:Mins

Makes

6

servings

1 1/4
cups finely crushed saltine crackers (36 squares)
1/4
cup butter or margarine, melted
2
tablespoons butter or margarine
2
large onions, chopped (2 cups)
1 1/2
cups shredded sharp Cheddar cheese (6 oz)
1
cup milk
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
3
eggs
Chopped seeded tomato and sliced green onion, if desired
  1. Heat oven to 325°F. Spray 9-inch glass pie plate with cooking spray. In small bowl, mix cracker crumbs and 1/4 cup melted butter; press evenly in bottom and up side of pie plate.
  2. In 10-inch skillet, melt 2 tablespoons butter over medium-high heat. Cook onions in butter 5 to 6 minutes, stirring frequently, until light brown. Spread onions in crust. Sprinkle with cheese.
  3. In medium bowl, beat milk, salt, pepper and eggs with fork or wire whisk until blended; pour over cheese.
  4. Bake 40 to 45 minutes or until knife inserted in center comes out clean. Garnish with tomato and onion. Serve immediately.
Makes 6 servings

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 360
    • (Calories from Fat 240),
  • Total Fat 27g
    • (Saturated Fat 13g,
    • Trans Fat 1 1/2g),
  • Cholesterol 170mg;
  • Sodium 670mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 17g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
    • Sugars 8g),
  • Protein 14g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 1 1/2 High-Fat Meat;
    • 3 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.