German Zwiebelkuchen (Onion Pie)

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Recipe by Lainey39

Zwiebelkuchen is an onion pie from Swabia, in south-central Germany. It is a special time of year, in the fall, when the mom & pop winemakers will open a BasinWirtschaft in their barn or garage. This recipe is from All Recipes.

Top Review by VLizzle

Amazing! I just love this savory pie. And you must must must use the Caraway seed - it adds a very special flavor.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C).
  2. Line a jelly-roll pan or large pizza pan with prepared dough, making sure dough extends up sides of pan.
  3. Saute onion in a until translucent and pour cooked onion into a large mixing bowl.
  4. Place bacon in a large, deep skillet. Cook over medium high heat until evenly brown.
  5. Drain, chop and add to onion; mix well.
  6. Stir in sour cream.
  7. Beat eggs enough to break up yolks, then mix in to pie mixture.
  8. Add flour to thicken mixture (onions will create a lot of water), then add salt. Mix well and pour mixture into prepared pan.
  9. Sprinkle top with caraway seed.
  10. Bake in preheated oven for about 1 hour, or until onions start to turn golden brown on top.

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