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Old 08-06-2003, 08:54 AM   #1
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Tomato and Onion Pie

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Tomato and Onion Pie
Recipe By : Dottie
Serving Size : 8
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1 large ripe tomato -- cut into thin slices
1 small yellow onion -- sliced paper thin
2 teaspoons olive oil
1 pinch nutmeg
1/2 cup shredded parmesan cheese
1 1/2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
1 cup heavy cream -- or 1/2&1/2 -add 1g carbs per serving and subtract 50 calories.
3 each large eggs
1 teaspoon dried italian seasoning
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1/2 teaspoon salt

Preheat oven to 350f. Spray a 9" deep dish pie pan with cooking spray.
Saute onion in olive oil until tender. Add nutmeg and let cook a minute longer.
Mix cheeses and place in the pie pan. Layer tomato slices on top of the cheese and sprinkle with 1/2 the salt, pepper and Italian seasonings. Place onions in a layer on top of the tomatoe slices.
Beat eggs well. Add cream and the remaining seasonings. Mix well. Pour over the onions. Tap pan to settle liquid.
Bake, uncovered, for 45 minutes or until the pie tests done in the center.
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Per Serving: 239 Calories; 21g Fat (77.3% calories from fat); 10g Protein; 4g Carbohydrate; trace Dietary Fiber; 144mg Cholesterol; 343mg Sodium.
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Old 08-06-2003, 09:09 AM   #2
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Wow that sounds yummy. I think I saw the barefoot contessa make that. Will definately try it.
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Old 08-06-2003, 11:40 AM   #3
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That sounds very similar to another quiche I made a long time ago. I think I may have used half water and half cream to save on carbs.

I've got a huge collection of quiche and other recipes on my website. See my signature for the link.

FRESH TOMATO AND BASIL QUICHE
Olive oil
1 cup onion, slivered
1 clove garlic, minced
3 oz. shredded mozzarella
4 oz. Roma tomatoes, sliced thin
1/4 cup fresh basil, shredded fine
1/2 cup heavy cream
1/2 cup water
1/4 t. pepper
1/2 t. salt
6 eggs

Grease a 9-10" pie plate. Saute the onions and garlic in oil until slightly browned. Spread in bottom of quiche pan. Top with the cheese. Arrange tomato slices over the cheese. Top with basil. Mix the cream, water, salt, pepper and eggs; whisk well. Pour evenly over everything in the pan. Bake at 350║ for 35 minutes until knife inserted in center comes out clean. Let stand 10 minutes before cutting. Makes 6 servings (5 carbs each)
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Old 08-06-2003, 06:38 PM   #4
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Sounds great. Last week I make the onion pie (yum!) and a tomato pie from a recipe from Sara Molton. This combines them both and would be great with a steak!
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Old 08-08-2003, 06:13 AM   #5
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I made the tomato onion pie last night and it was soooo good! Thanks for the recipe! I will definatley make it again and again!
I dice the onion up real small though - I LIKE onion, I just don't like big pieces of it! (same with green pepper) I guess because I didn't like them as a kid... my brain still thinks I'm not supposed to like em! Hey, this would be good with a little green pepper in it too...
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Old 08-08-2003, 06:18 PM   #6
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Thanks for 2 good recipes. I'll make one of them this weekend. DH is tired of meat all the time. Wants some carbs so I might make him some risotto this weekend and me the quiche.
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