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French Onion Spaghetti Pie

  • 20 min
  • 60 min
  • 8
  • Easy
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Recipe Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 3 large sweet onions, thinly sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp fresh thyme leaves
  • ½ tsp sugar
  • salt and pepper
  • ½ cup dried breadcrumbs
  • 3 tbsp butter, melted
  • 1½ cups grated Gruyère cheese
  • 4 large eggs
  • 2 cups full-cream milk
  • ½ cup dry white wine
  • 450g spaghetti

Recipe Directions

1. Preheat oven to 190°C. Heat a large covered pot of salted water to boiling on high.

2. In a 30cm nonstick frying pan, heat oil on medium. Add onions, garlic, thyme, sugar and 1 tsp salt. Cook, covered, for 10 minutes, stirring often.

3. In a medium bowl, combine breadcrumbs, 2 tbsp butter and ½ cup Gruyère. In a large bowl, whisk eggs, milk, 1 cup Gruyère and ½ tsp each salt and pepper; set aside.

4. Uncover frying pan. Cook for 5 to 7 minutes on medium-high, until golden, stirring often. Add wine and 1 tbsp butter. Cook until wine is reduced by half.

5. Cook pasta for half the time label instructs. Drain; return to pot. Stir in onion mixture and egg mixture. Transfer pasta to frying pan. Top with crumbs. Bake for 30 minutes or until eggs are set.


EACH SERVING About 2 160kJ, 22g protein, 64g carbohydrate, 19g total fat (9g saturated), 4g fibre, 133mg cholesterol.


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