Created by: Mikekey
Created on January 16, 2014
Categories: Comfort Food, Dinner, Lunch, Casseroles, Side Dishes, Dairy, Cheese, Swiss, Eggs, Vegetables, Onions, Budget-Friendly, Easy/Beginner Cooking, Quick Meals, Brunch, Fall/Autumn, Ladies Luncheon, Potluck, Sunday Dinner, Winter, Oven Bake, Vegetarian, Make it from scratch, Kosher Dairy (more)
Walla Walla Sweet Onion-Swiss Cheese Casserole
"A nice side dish for roast beef or ham. Use Walla Walla Sweets or Vidalia's for this. Regular yellow onions aren't sweet enough."
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Prep Time: 30mPT30M
Cook Time: 25mPT25M
WOW! This was so tasty! I made it as directed and it is definitely a keeper! Loved the sweet onion and salty cracker combo. The custard like filling was perfectly set, creamy and enhanced by the texture of the cracker crumbs and caramelized onions..... Read more
- 1/4 cup unsalted butter
- 3 medium Walla Walla onions (or Vidalia's)
- 2 cups grated Swiss cheese (divided)
- 1 cup cracker crumbs (divided, saltine crackers)
- 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
- 2 large eggs
- 3/4 cup half and half
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/8 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
What You Will Need
No special items needed.
Peel and cut the onions in half and then quarter the halves. Slice the quarters in food processor fitted with slicing disc.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Melt 1/4 cup butter in a large skillet and saute onions over medium heat until tender.
Place half the onion mixture into a 1 1/2-quart oven-proof casserole.
Sprinkle 1 cup of Swiss cheese and 1/2 cup cracker crumbs over onions. Repeat layers of onions and cheese.
Beat eggs with the half-and-half, salt and pepper. Pour evenly over layered contents of casserole.
Melt 2 tablespoons butter in skillet and stir in remaining cracker crumbs. Lightly brown over medium heat. Sprinkle browned crumbs over casserole.
Bake for 25 minutes.
- Serving Size: 1 (174.8 g)
- Calories 367.2
- Total Fat - 24.7 g
- Saturated Fat - 14.6 g
- Cholesterol - 132.2 mg
- Sodium - 835.1 mg
- Total Carbohydrate - 20.3 g
- Dietary Fiber - 1.8 g
- Sugars - 3.8 g
- Protein - 16.6 g
- Calcium - 432.6 mg
- Iron - 1.4 mg
- Vitamin C - 4.3 mg
- Thiamin - 0.2 mg