Southern Egg Pie
CATEGORY: Breakfast
This has become a family favorite.  Easy to make and delicious.  Great for breakfast or brunch.
SERVINGS:    6-8

1 tablespoon butter

1/2 onion, chopped

12 ounces packaged spicy ground pork sausage

4 large eggs

1/2 cup ranch-style salad dressing

1/2 cup milk

8 ounces cheddar cheese, shredded┬░

2 dashes hot pepper sauce

salt and pepper to taste

1 (9 inch) unbaked deep dish pie crust

  1. Preheat oven to 425┬░ F
  2. In a large skillet, heat butter over medium heat.  Saute onion until soft.  Add sausage and cook until evenly browned.  Drain, crumble and set aside.
  3. In a medium bowl, whisk togehter eggs, dressing and milk.  Stir in shredded cheese, hot sauce, salt and pepper.  Spread sausage mixture in the bottom of crust.  Cover with egg mixture; spread to level and shake lightly to remove air. 
  4. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes.  Reduce heat to 350┬░ F and bake 40-45 minutes, or until filling is puffed and golden brown.  Remove from oven, cut a slit in top, and let cool 10 minutes before serving.