Roasted Vidalia Onions

Roasted Vidalia Onions


"Roasted in the oven or on the grill, these onions are simple and tasty. They taste like French onion soup, and smell great. In college I used to put it on the top of my gas stove! Still delicious just the same. Very very easy and loads of flavor."


20 m servings 159 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 159 kcal
  • 8%
  • Fat:
  • 11.9 g
  • 18%
  • Carbs:
  • 12.4g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 2.4 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 31 mg
  • 10%
  • Sodium:
  • 1337 mg
  • 53%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
  2. Peel and core onions, then slice halfway through. Place onions on sections of aluminum foil large enough to wrap them completely. Place a bouillon cube in the center of each onion; place pat of butter on top. Season with salt, pepper, and paprika. Wrap the onions in foil.
  3. Roast in preheated oven for 15 minutes.
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  1. 65 Ratings


Wow, so easy and yet so tasty and fun! I made these exactly to recipe except placed them in the oven for approximately 30 minutes with baking potatoes and then placed them on the grill beside ou...

Very good flavor, but the onions were nowhere near ready in 15 minutes. I had to put them back in for another 15 minutes, so, for me, it was 30 minutes. Worth the effort though.

Wow, these definitely do taste just like french onion soup! I didn't use any butter and added a little garlic powder. We did these on the grill and they ended up a bit mushy. One word of advi...

for an added treat, place a slice of swiss cheese on each onion before you remove it from the oven. wait until it has started to melt before removing from the oven.

Definately add some crushed garlic, but go easy on the salt as the boullion cube is very salty....Sprinkle with a little fresh grated parmesean cheese and a little paprika at the end.

Ohmygosh! These are so good! I've made them a few times and they always taste great! Just like french onion soup but without the hassle. I've even used yellow onions and they're okay, but I ...

This was a recipe that I had forgotten about ... what a shame. The family LOVED these and welcomed them back on the menu!

I’ve wanted to try this for a long time, but never got around to it until now. I will say, the flavor is very good, however that’s where my praise for this recipe ends. I had to roast mine way...

We love this recipe! My husband uses a large walla walla sweet onion, with a flat bottom if you can find it. Core the onion (be careful not to cut through the bottom or all the juices run out),...