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Onion Tart by Vernalisa

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  • Onion Tart by Vernalisa

    Posted March 26, 2006 05:38 AM

    Flammenküche from Alsace Onion Tart
    For those who like onions!

    Servings: 6
    Preparation time: 10 minutes
    Cooking Time: 50 minutes


    1 and 1/2 cups flour
    6 oz butter
    4 large onions
    4 oz bacon
    3/4 cup whipping cream
    3 oz shredded swiss cheese
    1/4 cup water
    1/4 teaspoon grated nutmeg
    Salt and pepper to taste


    Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
    To make the crust, mix the flour, 4 oz of butter and water with a pinch of salt.
    Roll out crust and place in a 9 inch greased pie pan.
    Peel onions and cut into thin slices.
    Melt 2 oz of butter in large frying pan with the onion slices.
    Cut bacon into small cubes and add to pan.
    Salt and pepper to taste.
    Cook over medium heat for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
    Add Swiss cheese, whiping cream and half the nutmeg (nutmeg is optional). Remove from heat.
    Pour mixture into crust.
    Place in 350 degrees F oven for 45 minutes.
    Serve immediately.
    It is so good! Enjoy!