ZiZi's Simple Cheese Onion Pie4 Reviews
- Prep: 15 min
- Cook: 45 min
- Ready In: 1 hr
“My mother made this when I was small. I'm not much of a baker, so I use store bought pie shells - not the frozen type. While not totally as wonderful as mom's crust, it's pretty darned close. Note: if you don't have sweet onions available, I've found that steaming regular yellow onions works very well as a substitute. A great dish reheated as well.” - by marietta_chef
Original recipe yields 8 servings
- Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
- Place one pie crust into a deep-dish pie pan. Layer the bottom with half of the onions and half of the cheese. Season to taste with pepper. Layer with the remaining onions and cheese; season with pepper. Pour milk over the pie filling. Place the remaining pie crust on top of the filling. Make small holes in the crust to allow steam to escape.
- Bake in preheated oven for 40 to 45 minutes. Remove, and let cool 15 minutes before serving.
Amount Per Serving (8 total)
- 373 cal
- 24.6 g
- 27.7 g
Based on a 2,000 calorie diet
Reviews (4)Rate This Recipe
"I took this basic recipe, made some variations and made it just SO YUMMY! Instead of making this as a side-dish, I decided to make it a main dish by adding a pound of ground beef. Before assembling th..." See moree pie, I browned the beef, adding salt and garlic. I used only two BIG sweet onions, and steamed those before-hand to assure that they'd be cooked. When assembling the pie, I used layers: one layer of onions, then a layer of beef, then a layer of sliced Velveeta cheese, then I repeated one time. After putting the last layer of Velveete cheese, I poured about 1/4 cup of milk over top. Then, I placed the final pie crust, with slits. Even though my meat and onions were fully cooked to start with, I still baked the pie for the assigned time, to assure that I'd have fabulously melted cheese, and a thoroughly cooked crust. The end result was a delicious meat, cheese and onion pie that was SO GOOD! Somewhat of a cheeseburger pie really. It's so good--you've just gotta try it!"
"I love onions so I was really excited to try this recipe, but the onions did not get done, the cheese was almost non existent. Any ideas on what went wrong?..." See more"
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