Bacon, Blue Cheese and Lavender Tart

Lavender bacon tart

Bacon, Blue Cheese and Lavender Tart

1 unbaked 9-inch pie shell (homemade or store-bought), or several tart shells
2 large eggs
1/2 cup whole milk or cream
2 cups thinly sliced red onions
4 ounces bacon, diced, cooked and drained
2 teaspoons food-grade dried lavender
4 to 8 ounces blue cheese, such as gorgonzola, crumbled

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Bake the pie shell for 12 to 15 minutes, until golden. Let it cool.

Whisk together the eggs and milk or cream in a medium bowl. Add the onions and bacon, whisk to combine and pour the mixture into the baked pie crust. Sprinkle with the lavender and crumbled blue cheese.

Place the pie in the oven on the lower rack. Reduce the heat to 350 degrees and bake for 20 to 30 minutes or until almost set but still slightly soft in the middle. Let rest for 10 minutes before serving.

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