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onion cheese casserole

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Recipe by
Lynnda Cloutier
Mission Viejo, CA

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Ingredients For onion cheese casserole

  • 2 cups finely crushed ritz crackers, about 45 crackers, divided
  • 1/2 cup margarine, divided
  • 3 lbs. onions, thinly sliced
  • 2 tbsp. flour
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
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    1/2 tsp. pepper
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1/2 lb. velveeta cheese, cut into small pieces
  • sweet red pepper, cut into rings
  • fresh jalapeno pepper to garnish

How To Make onion cheese casserole

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350. Spread 1 cup Ritz cracker crumbs in greased 8 x 11 inch baking dish.
  • 2
    In large skillet, melt 1/4 cup butter over medium high heat. Add onions and cook til tender. Spoon onions over cracker crumbs.
  • 3
    In same skillet, melt remaining 1/4 cup butter over medium high heat. Stir in flour, salt and pepper. Cook 1 minute
  • 4
    Gradually stir in milk, stirring constantly and cook til thickened. Add cheese; stir til smooth, then pour cheese mixture over onions
  • 5
    Sprinkle remaining 1 cup cracker crumbs over cheese mixture. Bake 25 to 30 minutes or til lightly browned. Garnish with red pepper rings and jalapeno peppers. Serves 12

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