Cheesy Caramelized Onion Egg Bake

Posted by Jennifer (the student) on September 4, 2012

 

Ingredient for caramelized onions:

  • ½ large sweet onion, roughly chopped
  • 1 tsp butter
  • 1 TBSP olive oil
  • salt and pepper (to taste)
  • ¼ tsp sugar

Instructions for caramelized onions:

  1. In skillet (cast iron works best), add butter and olive oil over medium heat.
  2. Once butter has melted add the onion.  Salt and pepper to your taste.
  3. Cook 5 to 7 minutes until onions begin to soften.
  4. Stir in sugar and cook until onions are golden about 20 minutes.
  5. Set a side.

Ingredients for egg bake:

  • 5 eggs
  • ¼ cup flour
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • 1-cup cottage cheese
  • 1 ½ cup shredded cheese (I like a combination of Swiss and gruyere but I think it would be good with most cheeses)
  • 3 TBSP butter, cubed
  • caramelized onions
  • salt and pepper (to taste)
  • olive oil spray

Instructions:

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Spray a loaf pan with olive oil and set a side.
  3. In a mixing bowl, whisk eggs together.
  4. In mixing bowl, stir in flour, baking powder, cottage cheese, cheese, butter, salt and pepper.
  5. Lastly, add caramelized onions and combined.
  6. Pour into greased loaf pan.
  7. Bake for 10 minutes at 400 degrees and reduce heat to 350 degrees and cook for an additional 25 to 30 minutes.
  8. Test with toothpick, if it comes out clean it is done and remove from heat.
  9. Let sit for 5 minutes before serving.
  10. Enjoy!

* I like this dish with avocado and salsa. It is also good the next day for breakfast with some bacon or sausage.

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