Vegetable Recipes

Baked Whole Onions 

Baking whole onions is easy and can be done ahead of time. 

  1.  Stand whole onions (skin and all) root side down in a baking pan (Teflon or covered with foil). 

  2.  If you have some ring molds, stand each the onion inside a ring mold (as shown).  If not,  trim the roots just enough so
that they stand upright. (photo two).

  3.  Place them in a pre-heated 400F oven for 60 to 75 minutes,
until they are fork tender.

  4.  Remove from oven and rest in a warm place (holding

  5.  When ready, slice each onion in half across the root
stem (a sharp serrated knife works best),  add some salt and pepper. 
As an option, add a dollop of butter and a nice layer of freshly  grated Parmigiano Reggiano. 

  6.  Return to a hot oven to melt the topping.

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