Campfire Vidalias

Campfire Vidalias


"Camping? This is a big hit around the campfire when you want a little snack! I can never make enough. And it is very easy to make when you have no 'kitchen space.'"


45 m servings 197 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 197 kcal
  • 10%
  • Fat:
  • 11.8 g
  • 18%
  • Carbs:
  • 22.2g
  • 7%
  • Protein:
  • 2.8 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 31 mg
  • 10%
  • Sodium:
  • 91 mg
  • 4%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Peel onions, and cut each one into quarters, keeping onion together. Place one tablespoon of butter and one whole clove of garlic into the center of each one. Double wrap each onion in aluminum foil and drop into the hot coals of your campfire.
  2. Cook for 30 to 40 minutes. Carefully remove them from the coals and tear them open. Season with salt to taste, and eat.
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  1. 48 Ratings


Totally awsome with garlic,I have tried this recipe many times, always a great item. Another way is to core the top of onion and put a tablespoon of butter and a tablespoon of brown sugar instea...

This was AWESOME and we did it on the grill instead of campfire. It tastes like french onion soup on your plate! ... went very nicely with the steaks we grilled.

We do this all the time on our gas grill. I use heavy duty foil, put them on the bottom for about 10 minutes move them to the top and cook for about 20 minutes more...they are so-o-o good!

This recipe was okay, but nothing to rave about. The butter and garlic was not enough spice. The onion should not be cut but rather the spices should be inside the onion. ( in my recipe I use ...

I just threw this over the coals of our grill while we cooked dinner and it was delicious!

This recipe tasted ok but didn't "wow" us. We are very simple campers, and for us it was more of a hassle than it was worth to bring the items neccessary to make this. It was good to try once,...

I saw this recipe on a cooking show, but the only difference is to put crushed beef bouillon cubes on top and it tastes like french onion soup. It's awesome. You can even put it in the oven or o...

Made this for supper and had our brother-in-law out and all liked it very much and since we raise a garden this was something differnet to use up vegetables. Will make it again. Julia

Amazing! This is so versatile you can create different variations. I do alter mine & have made several different ways & they always taste great. I add a beef bouillon cubes, Greek seasoning & a ...