Savory pie with onion and egg is a classic dish that is typically made with a dough combining flour, eggs, oil, and baking soda, as well as a filling of onions and eggs. The pie is baked in the oven until it has a golden crust.
To make such a pie, onions are usually sautéed in a pan until they become soft and golden. Then, the onions are spread over a layer of dough in a pie dish and covered with an egg mixture made of beaten eggs, milk or cream, and seasoned with salt, pepper, or other spices according to taste.
Savory pie with onion and egg can be served hot or cold. It is often made as a large pie and cut into slices for serving. This dish is popular in many cuisines, and variations may include additional ingredients such as cheese, herbs, or additional vegetables to add diverse flavors and textures to the pie.
Simple Recipe for Savory Pie with Onion and Egg
- 2 large onions, thinly sliced
- 4 eggs
- 1 1/2 cups of flour
- 1 cup of milk
- 1/4 cup of olive oil
- 1 teaspoon of baking soda
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Seasonings of your choice (optional)
- Preheat the oven to 180 degrees Celsius and grease a pie dish with oil or line it with parchment paper.
- In a large skillet, heat a little oil over medium heat. Add the onions and sauté them, stirring, until they become soft and golden. Remove from heat and let them cool.
- In a large bowl, beat the eggs. Add the flour, milk, olive oil, baking soda, salt, and pepper. If desired, you can add other spices or seasonings of your choice. Stir all the ingredients together until you have a smooth batter without lumps.
- Pour half of the prepared batter into the prepared pie dish. Evenly distribute the sautéed onions over the surface of the batter.
- Pour the remaining batter on top to fully cover the onions. Spread it evenly over the entire surface.
- Place the dish in the preheated oven and bake for approximately 35-40 minutes or until the pie has a golden color and a knife inserted into the center comes out clean.
- Once the pie is ready, remove it from the oven and let it cool slightly before serving. The pie can be served warm or cold.
This savory pie with onion and egg is perfect as a snack, light lunch, or evening treat. You can slice it and serve it with a salad or sauce of your choice. Enjoy your meal!