Christmas Recipes

Onion Tart


1/2 c. plus 1 Tbs. butter
1 3/4 c. flour
1 egg
3 to 5 Tbs. halh & half
3 large onions
4 bacon slices, diced
Generous 1/2 c. whipping cream
2 eggs
Salt and pepper


Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Lightly grease an 11" quiche pan; set aside. Using a pastry blender or fork, work butter into flour. Stir in 1 egg, half and half and salt to make a dough. Let stand in a cool place a few minutes. Thinly slice onions.Fry bacon in a small skillet over mediuym heat until golden brown. Add onion rings; saute 2 to 3 minutes. Drain off excess fat. In a medium bowl, beat together whipping cream, 2 eggs, salt and pepper. On a highly floured surface, roll out pastry.Line greased pan with pastry.Prick pastry surface with a fork. Spread cooked bacon and onions over pastry. Pour in cream mixture. cover with foil. Bake 20 minutes. Remove foil; bake 10 to 15 minutes longer or until set, Cut in squares or wedges. Serve warm. When cooking for large numbers, double the quanties given. Bake on a large baking sheet with sides.

Makes 8 Servings

Added On: 2006-05-15
Submitted By: Staff
Filed under the following categories:
¬ Appetizer ¬ German

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