NUT AND CHEESE ROAST

From 1916:

One cup grated cheese,
1 cup bread crumbs,
juice ½ lemon,
1 cup of chopped nuts,
1 tablespoon butter,
2 tablespoons onion,
salt, pepper.

Cook chopped onion in the butter and a little water until tender. Mix other ingredients; moisten with water, using that in which onion was cooked. Pour into a shallow baking dish and brown in the oven.