Onion Flan

onion flan

Onion Flan

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Servings: 4
Calories: 1241


  • 18 oz plain flour
  • 1 oz yeast
  • 8 floz lukewarm milk
  • 2 1/2 oz butter
  • 1 egg
  • salt

for the topping:

  • 2 lb onions
  • 3 oz butter
  • 1 3/4 lb cottage cheese sieved
  • 1 egg
  • salt
  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • 4 oz cheese grated


  • Sift the floitr into a mixing bowl, make a well in the centre and crumble in the yeast. Stir with a little of the flour and
  • milk, cover the bowl and leave for 20 minutes.
  • Melt the butter, sprinkle it over the flour in the bowl, add the egg and a pinch of salt. Work all the ingredients in the bowl together with the remaining milk to make a dough and beat until light and airy. Cover the bowl and leave the dough to rise until doubled in volume.
  • Cut the onions into rings and fry them in half the butter until transparent. Beat the cottage cheese with the egg, the remaining butter, a little salt and the flour and mix with the onion.
  • Roll out the dough to a thickness of about 1 cm (1/2 in). Cut into 15 cm (6 in) rounds and turn up the edges slightly. Cover the rounds with the onion topping and bake for 15 minutes on a greased baking tray in a moderately hot oven (200°C, 400°F, gas 6).
  • Sprinkle with the cheese and return to the oven until golden.
Calories: 1241 kcal
Carbohydrates: 133 g
Protein: 53 g
Fat: 56g
Saturated Fat: 32 g
Trans Fat: 1 g
Cholesterol: 235 mg
Sodium: 1249 mg
Potassium: 889 mg
Fiber: 9 g
Sugar: 18 g
Vitamin A: 1755 IU
Vitamin C: 17 mg
Calcium: 531 mg
Iron: 7 mg
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