Swiss Onion Tart

Serves: 6
Total Calories: 322


1 frozen pie crust unbaked
2 cups onions coarsely chopped or leeks
1/4 cup butter or margarine
4 eggs large
1 1/2 cups half and half
1 1/2 cups Swiss cheese grated or Gruyere cheese
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg ground
1/8 teaspoon black pepper ground
Additional ground nutmeg


Bake pastry shell in a preheated 425° oven 15 minutes or until golden let cool. Reduce oven temperature to 375°.

In a medium skillet, sauté onions in butter just until softened, but not transparent let cool.

In a medium bowl, beat eggs and half-and-half until blended stir in cheese, salt, 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg, and pepper until blended. Spread onions in baked pastry shell. Pour in egg mixture and sprinkle with additional nutmeg.

Bake 30 minutes or until set in center. Cool at least 10 minutes on a wire rack before cutting. May be served warm or cold as a light entrée or appetizer.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 6
Total Calories: 322
Calories from Fat: 253

This Swiss Onion Tart recipe is from the Farmer's Market Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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