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Angie’s Zwiebelkuchen 

Zwiebelkuchen is a popular German onion pastry. It is served with Federweissen (a new fermented wine). Those two just go hand in hand.

I developed my own recipe for this onion pastry. The crust can be bought, Puff Pastry dough  (Pillsbury) can be found in the freezer isle. 

Angie’s Zwiebelkuchen 

Angie’s Zwiebelkuchen 

Ingredients

  • 2 sheets puff pastry dough (in the freezer isle).
  • Defrost the dough, but it needs to be still cold. (40 min)
  • 12 slices bacon, cut into 1/4-inch strips, fried and pulled apart. Skip the bacon if you are vegetarian
  • 6 cups chopped or thinly sliced onions (1.3 lb.)
  • 4 beaten eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups sour cream
  • 2 cups of Le Gruyere, or other melt cheese like gouda, fontina or provolone
  • 2 tbsp of corn starch (or flour)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 dashes of pepper

Instructions

  1. Some Caraway seeds and nutmeg to taste
  2. Fry bacon until crisp; drain most of bacon fat. Cook onion in remaining bacon fat until tender. Let cool. Combine remaining filling, the bacon and onions, eggs at the end. Pour cold filling on cool puff pastry.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees until almost set, about 45 minutes. Let stand 10 minutes.

Nutrition information

6 to 8 Servings
https://angiesweb.com/zwiebelkuchen-onion-tart/

Angie’s Zwiebelkuchen 

Angie’s Zwiebelkuchen 

Ingredients

  • 2 sheets puff pastry dough (in the freezer isle).
  • Defrost the dough, but it needs to be still cold. (40 min)
  • 12 slices bacon, cut into 1/4-inch strips, fried and pulled apart. Skip the bacon if you are vegetarian
  • 6 cups chopped or thinly sliced onions (1.3 lb.)
  • 4 beaten eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups sour cream
  • 2 cups of Le Gruyere, or other melt cheese like gouda, fontina or provolone
  • 2 tbsp of corn starch (or flour)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 dashes of pepper

Instructions

  1. Some Caraway seeds and nutmeg to taste
  2. Fry bacon until crisp; drain most of bacon fat. Cook onion in remaining bacon fat until tender. Let cool. Combine remaining filling, the bacon and onions, eggs at the end. Pour cold filling on cool puff pastry.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees until almost set, about 45 minutes. Let stand 10 minutes.

Nutrition information

6 to 8 Servings
https://angiesweb.com/zwiebelkuchen-onion-tart/

After being baked at 350F for 45 minutes

Enjoying the Federweissen, also called Bremser (new fermented Wine)

You need a deep pan to fry your Onions, here are some to choose from:

 

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I have been living half of my life in Germany, then US, and traveling since then. My passion is cooking, painting and glass mosaic art. I try to re-create recipes I grew up with or tasted while traveling in Europe. To read my newest Blog please "Follow" me on the right by entering your email address, or press „Like“ on the Facebook tab

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