Onion Pasta

Onion Pasta


"I came up with this simple, wonderful recipe through trial and error. It really hits the spot and only take minutes to make. My whole family loves it - even my picky 5 year old! So quick, so easy! Garnish with grated Parmesan cheese."


servings 579 cals
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Original recipe yields 5 servings



  • Calories:
  • 579 kcal
  • 29%
  • Fat:
  • 33 g
  • 51%
  • Carbs:
  • 60.3g
  • 19%
  • Protein:
  • 11.6 g
  • 23%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 91 mg
  • 30%
  • Sodium:
  • 113 mg
  • 5%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large skillet place oil, butter and onions and cook until golden brown.
  2. Add basil, pepper, water and bouillon and cook on low heat for 10 minutes.
  3. Add onion mixture to cooked pasta, sprinkle with cheese, toss and serve.
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  1. 176 Ratings


This was great, but I did change some things to suit my own personal preferences. I, like everyone else, only used a small amount of oil. I added about 1 cup of onions and one teaspoon of minc...

I have debated for months on whether or not to try this...Personally, I liked it but I only used 2 onions - which was plenty for me. Yes, they shrink down plenty but I still want my goodnight k...

This recipe has really good flavor--I did add one clove of minced garlic to the onions when they were nearly browned and I served it over spinach linguine. Quite creative too, I would never have...

I first started making this for the times when we were low on groceries or for one of our self-imposed meat-free meal nights. Now I make it simply because we love it so much. This is an absurdly...

This was very tasty. I added broccoli, garlic, shallots and deglazed the pan with white wine. I also used stock instead of water.

This recipe was pretty good. I only used 2 onions as was suggested, and I added in a tablespoon of minced garlic. When the onions were almost done I also added in some broccoli and bean sprouts....

This is really good, I used three large onions, which was plenty, and some fresh garlic. When I heat up the leftovers tomorrow, I will saute some mushrooms and add to the mix. Can't wait!

The simplicity of this recipe is deceiving......it is delicious!!! I made this last week and we loved it. I have onions in the skillet right now to make it again. Thanks for sharing. Ginger

I make this all the time when i am being lazy ...because it is just so easy. I do tend to use a little less onion, usually 2, and i cut down on the oil so it's less greasy, but this is good and ...