Savoury Onion Pie

Savoury Onion Pie


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This savoury onion pie is a lot like a quiche, has a little chilli for a kick and makes a great light dinner with side salad. This make two pies.


Serves: 16 

  • 6 onions, thinly sliced
  • 4 eggs, whisked
  • 1 cup (250ml) sour cream
  • 1 pinch salt and pepper, to taste
  • 115g unsalted butter
  • 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 pinch paprika
  • 2 tablespoons chilli sauce
  • 2 (23cm) pie shells, baked
  • 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese for topping

Preparation:20min  ›  Cook:1hour  ›  Ready in:1hour20min 

  1. Preheat oven to 190 degrees C.
  2. In a medium frypan cook onions in butter for about 10 minutes or until clear and soft; stir often. Reserve juices.
  3. In a large bowl mix onions with eggs and sour cream. Stir in onion juices, butter and cheese. Add salt, pepper and hot sauce to taste. Make sure all ingredients are well blended and then pour into the 2 pie shells.
  4. Sprinkle grated cheese and paprika on top of pies. Bake in preheated oven for 20 minutes. Lower temperature to 180 degrees C then bake for an additional 30 to 40 minutes or until lightly browned on top.
  5. Let cool for a few minutes to settle before slicing.

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