German Onion Pie Recipe

German Onion Pie, also known as Zwiebelkuchen, is a traditional German dish that features a savory onion and bacon filling baked in a flaky pastry crust. The onions are sautéed until caramelized and combined with bacon, eggs, and cream to create a rich and flavorful filling. This hearty pie is perfect for brunch or as a main course served with a side salad. It can be enjoyed warm or at room temperature.

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45minstotal
15minsPrep
30minsCook
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Ingredients for German Onion Pie Recipe

  • 1 Slices Bacon, Chopped
  • 0.33 Large Onions, Thinly Sliced
  • 1/2 Eggs
  • 0.17 cup Heavy Cream
  • As required Salt And Pepper To Taste
  • 0.17 Pie Crust Or Pastry Dough

Directions: German Onion Pie Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C) and grease a pie dish.
  • STEP 2.In a skillet, cook the bacon until crispy. Remove from the skillet and set aside.
  • STEP 3.In the same skillet, sauté the onions until caramelized. Remove from heat and let cool slightly.
  • STEP 4.In a bowl, whisk together the eggs, cream, salt, and pepper.
  • STEP 5.Roll out the pastry dough and line the pie dish with it.
  • STEP 6.Spread the caramelized onions and bacon evenly over the pastry.
  • STEP 7.Pour the egg mixture over the onions and bacon.
  • STEP 8.Bake for 30-35 minutes or until the filling is set and the crust is golden brown.
  • STEP 9.Let the pie cool for a few minutes before slicing and serving.

Cooking Tips

  • You can use store-bought or homemade pastry dough for this recipe.
  • For a vegetarian version, you can omit the bacon and add extra onions or other vegetables.
  • Serve the pie with a dollop of sour cream or a side salad for a complete meal.

Storage and Serving

  • Store any leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • Reheat the pie in the oven or microwave until warmed through.
  • Serve the pie warm or at room temperature.
Nutrition
value
128
calories per serving
8 g Fat4 g Protein10 g Carbs3 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    8g
  • Protein
    4g
  • Carbs
    10g
  • Fiber
    3g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    10g
  • Protein
    4g
  • Fiber
    3g

Fats

  • Fat
    8g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    28mg
  • Iron
    2mg
  • Vitamin A
    353mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    39mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    14mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    39mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    59mg
  • Selenium
    13mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp