Onion Tarte

Demonstrated by: Chef George Bouillon.
French Cuisine on February 16, 2001.



Onion Tarte

  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 1/2 lb onions, chopped
  • 1 cup flour
  • 2 cups warm milk
  • 4 eggs, slightly beaten
  • 1 cup light cream
  • 1/4 lb bacon, cut into 1 inch pieces and blanched
  • Salt, pepper, and nutmeg to taste
  • 10-inch unbaked pie shell


  1. Preheat electric oven to 375°F.
  2. In a saucepan, melt butter and sauté onions until golden brown.
  3. Slowly add flour; stir in milk.
  4. Combine eggs and cream; add to onion mixture.
  5. Stir in bacon and season with salt, pepper, and nutmeg.
  6. Pour into prepared pie shell and bake for 30 minutes.

Makes 6 to 8 servings.


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