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Alsatian Bruschetta Recipe

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This recipe for Alsatian Bruschetta, by , is from The Cianciolo Family Cookbook Project, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Deb Cianciolo
Added: Thursday, July 30, 2009


2 large yellow onions
4-6 strips of bacon, cut in 1" pieces
1 egg
1/2 c creme fraiche
1/4 c nutmeg
1 loaf of French bread
1-2 T butter
salt and pepper to taste

Preheat oven to 375
Thinly slice onions and separate. Heat saute pan over medium heat. Add bacon, stirring occasionally until golden brown. Remove from heat. Pour off grease leaving 1-2 T in the pan.
Put onions in the pan and stir to coat. Cover and cook over medium-high heat until they soften. Remove cover and continue to cook. Continue cooking, stirring occasionally until golden brown.
Remove from heat and pour into a bowl discarding any liquid that remains in the pan. Stir in reserved bacon. Beat together the egg and creme fraiche. Stir the egg mixture into the onions along with the spices.
Slice the bread in have vertically to make 2 long halves. Butter each half. Spread the onion mixture over. Place on a baking sheet and put in oven. Bake for approximately 25 minutes or until the onions are deep brown and the cheese starts to bubble.




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