9 in. Pie Crust, Unbaked:
- 1½ flour
- 1/4 cup Crisco
- 1/4 cup butter
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 6 tsp ice water
- 1 med. onion
- 1 tsp butter
- 2 cups Gruyere
- 3 eggs
- 2 cups milk
- Dash of salt, white pepper and freshly ground nutmeg
Preheat oven to 350 degrees
Combine ingredients for pie crust and mix with a pastry blender add approx 6 TBS ice water until right consistency. Roll it out and line in greased & floured 9 inch pie pan.
Thinly slice the onion, melt butter in sauce pan, add onions and caramelize. Grate Cheese
Place ½ of the grated cheese in the pie crust and top with caramelized onions then top with the rest of the cheese.
Beat eggs and mix in the milk flavor with a dash of salt and white pepper and pour over onion and cheese. Lightly sprinkle with fresh ground nutmeg
Bake in 350 degree oven for 40 minutes
Serve hot as an appetizer or as a meal with a salad. Or serve cold as a snack or lunch.