This can be made for an easy lunch or side dish for a main meal.

Makes 8 servings


  • 1 c saltine crackers
  • ½ c melted butter
  • 2 c onions, sliced thin
  • 2tsp olive oil
  • ¾ c milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ¾ c shredded, sharp cheddar cheese


  1. Preheat the oven to 350° F.
  2. Crush the saltine crackers, mix with the butter and press the mixture into an 8” pie pan.
  3. Heat the olive oil over medium heat and sauté the onions until they are transparent. Add the onions to the prepared pie pan.
  4. In a separate bowl, whisk the milk, eggs and salt together. Pour the milk-egg mixture over onions. Sprinkle the cheese over the top.
  5. Bake uncovered for 30 minutes. Cut the pie into wedges and serve hot.