You should have seen my family's faces when I informed them that I was making onion pudding.
They weren't impressed.
Until of course they tried some. Then they loved it!
My husband needed a burger along with it as he thinks that all meals require meat.
I really can't get enough of caramelized onions! Pair that with zucchini and cheese and you have pure deliciousness! This was one of my favorite meals. I only regret that there weren't enough leftovers!
Caramelized Onion Bread Pudding Recipe
1 tbsp. olive oil
2 large sweet onions, sliced
1 zucchini (8 oz)
8 oz swiss cheese
1 cup egg beaters
2 cups milk
1 1/2 tsp. salt
1 tsp. dried thyme
1/4 tsp. pepper
6 cups bread (about 12 pieces of 50 calorie bread)
1.Heat oil, add onions and cook for about 25 minutes, stirring occasionally, until onions are brown and caramelized.
2.Spray 13 x 9 in. glass pan with cooking spray, layer 1/2 the bread, 1/2 the zucchini and 1/2 the cheese and a little less than 1/2 the onions. Sprinkle the rest of the bread and the rest of the zucchini.
3.In large bowl, combine egg, milk and spices. Pour over bread mixture. Place remaining onions over bread mixture. Cover with foil, bake 35 - 40 minutes at 350 or until a knife in center comes out clean. Sprinkle remaining cheese over top and bake 2 - 3 minutes longer until cheese is melted.
Total calories = 2152 calories
8 servings = 269 calories per serving
2 pieces Caramelized Onion Bread Pudding = 538 calorie dinner
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