Prep Time: 45 mins | Cook Time: 1 hr | Total Time: 1 hr 45 mins | Yield: 8 Servings
This amazing recipe was given to me by my dear friend, Jessica. Oh, man, you are so in for a treat! Try it now and enjoy!
1/2 c Salted Butter
1 1/2 c All-Purpose Flour, sifted
pinch of Salt
pinch of Sugar
1/3 c Cold Water – approx.
2 tablespoons Salted Butter
4 c Diced Yellow Onion (approx. 3 large onions)
2 teaspoons Crushed or Minced Garlic
2 teaspoons Fresh Thyme
Sea Salt & Coarse Black Peppercorn (to taste)
2 tablespoons All-Purpose Flour, sifted
1/2 c Heavy Cream
1 c Fontina Cheese, shredded
1 Large egg, Beaten
Step 1: In a small mixing bowl, grate the butter. Place it inside the freezer for about 10 minutes.
Step 2: In another mixing bowl, add flour, sugar, and salt. Whisk until well mixed.
Step 3: Add the cold butter into the bowl with the flour mixture. Whisk until well mixed.
Step 4: Add 1 tablespoon of water gradually and continue whisking.
Step 5: Transfer the ball of dough onto a flat surface sprinkled with flour. Cover it with plastic wrap and gently flatten it out.
Step 6: Place the dough inside the fridge for about 45 minutes.
Step 7: Meanwhile, place a large skillet on the stove and turn the heat to medium-high.
Step 8: Add the garlic, onions, thyme, salt, and pepper. Saute for about 15 minutes or until aromatic and translucent.
Step 9: Turn the heat down to low. Stir in flour until well mixed.
Step 10: Add the heavy cream and stir until the texture becomes thick, then simmer for 3 minutes.
Step 11: Remove the skillet from the flame.
Step 12: Prepare the oven and preheat to 190 degrees C or 375 degrees F.
Step 13: Line with parchment paper a baking sheet, then sprinkle flour.
Step 14: Sprinkle flour on a rolling pin, then roll the dough to about 1/8-inch thickness.
Step 15: Place the flattened dough onto the prepared baking sheet.
Step 16: Sprinkle on top 1/3 of the fontina, then put the onions and the rest of the cheese on top.
Step 17: Fold the dough towards the onions and brush with egg wash the sides.
Step 18: Place it inside the preheated oven and bake for 1 hour or until the cheese has melted completely and the crust turns golden brown.
Step 19: Remove from the oven, Serve and enjoy!
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