TEXAS SWEET ONION PIE
2 tablespoons butter
1 large onion, sliced thin, 5 1/2 ounces *
8 ounces Monterey jack cheese, shredded
3 eggs
1 cup heavy cream
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon chili powder (regular and chipotle are both good)

SautÚ the onion in butter until tender and slightly caramelized. Place the cheese in a greased pie plate; top with the onions. Beat the eggs, cream and seasonings. Pour over all. Bake at 350║ for 35-40 minutes until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean. Let stand 10 minutes before cutting.

Makes 6-8 servings
Can be frozen

* Any yellow onion will do because it's cooked long enough to caramelize it and make it sweet, but a Vidalia or Texas 1015 onion would be wonderful.

Per 1/6 Recipe: 359 Calories; 33g Fat; 14g Protein; 4g Carbohydrate; 1g Dietary Fiber; 3g Net Carbs
Per 1/8 Recipe: 269 Calories; 24g Fat; 10g Protein; 3g Carbohydrate; trace Dietary Fiber; 2.5g Net Carbs


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