Caramelized Onion Pie with Rice Crust

Author: Canadian Living

This pie is lighter than a more traditional quiche because of the rice crust and light cheese. Other cheese substitutes could be Jarlsberg and Cheddar.

  • Portion size 6 servings
  • Credits : © CanadianLiving.com

Ingredients

  • 1 cup parboiled long-grain rice
  • 7 eggs
  • 3 onions sliced
  • 1 cup shreddedd light Danbo-style cheese or other light cheese
  • 1/2 cup milk

Method

In saucepan, bring 2 cups (500 mL) salted water to boil; add rice. Reduce heat to low; cover and cook for about 25 minutes or until tender and liquid is absorbed. Remove from heat.

In bowl, beat together 2 of the eggs and 1/4 tsp (1 mL) each salt and pepper; stir into rice. Press onto bottom and up side of greased 9-inch (23 cm) pie plate, stopping 1/4 inch (5 mm) from edge. Bake on bottom rack of 350°F (180°C) oven for 15 minutes.

Meanwhile, in heavy skillet, heat 2 tsp (10 mL) vegetable oil over medium-high heat; cook onions, stirring occasionally, for 10 minutes. Reduce heat to medium; cook for 10 minutes longer or until golden and very soft.

In bowl, whisk together remaining eggs, cheese, milk and 1/2 tsp (2 mL) each salt and pepper; stir in onions. Pour into crust; bake on bottom rack of 350°F (180°C) oven for about 35 minutes or until golden and knife inserted in centre comes out clean

Nutritional facts <b>Per serving:</b> about

  • Sodium 1013 mg
  • Protein 16 g
  • Calories 287.0
  • Total fat 10 g
  • Saturated fat 3 g
  • Total carbohydrate 33 g

%RDI

  • Iron 0.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 0.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 18.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 0.0
  • Vitamin C 0.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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