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Onion and Bacon Pie

This dish is out of this world.  The perfect combo of sweet onions, gruyere, bacon and eggs.  Ideal as a side dish or the centerpiece of your brunch table.
PREP TIME: 15 min
COOK TIME: 1 hr 10 min
  • 1 9" prebaked deep dish pie crust
  • 2 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 3 cups thinly sliced sweet onions
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 TBSP fresh chives- finely chopped 
  • 3/4 cup whole milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 4 slices bacon- cooked and crumbled
  • 1/4 to 1/2 tsp kosher salt (to taste)  
  • 3/4 cup shredded Gruyere cheese
  • Paprika
  • Fresh parsley for garnish 

    Preheat oven to 450 degrees F .

    Place pie crust in 9 inch pie plate.  Crimp edges. Pierce crust several times with fork.  Bake until set- approx 10 minutes.  Transfer to rack and let cool.  Reduce oven temp to 400 F. 

    Melt butter in heavy skillet over medium heat. Saute onions and garlic slowly until softened, approx 15 minutes. Spoon onions into crust.

    Whisk eggs, milk, chives, bacon and salt in a bowl until blended. Pour the mixture over onions. Sprinkle with cheese and paprika.

    Bake in a preheated 400 degrees F oven for 20 minutes- reduce oven temp to 350 F.  Bake until filling is fully set- 30 to 45 minutes, or until a knife comes out clean. Garnish with the parsley. Can be served either hot or at room temperature.