Bacon-Wrapped Grilled Onions

Total Time
24hrs 30mins
Prep 24 hrs
Cook 30 mins

Start these a day ahead to really get a burst of flavor! I'm pretty sure that this was a Southern Living recipe. Doesn't matter where it came from - these are awesome!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. COMBINE sugar, vinegar, and molasses in a zip-lock bag. Squish bag to combine ingredients.
  2. WRAP onion wedges with bacon; secure with long wooden picks. Place in zip-lock bag.
  3. PUT in refrigerator overnight. Turn bag over a couple of times.
  4. REMOVE onion wedges from marinade; reserve marinade.
  5. BAKE in a 350 degree oven until bacon starts to crisp, about 15 minutes.
  6. GRILL to finish cooking onion and bacon. Basting with reserved marinade.
  7. Don't cook too long, the onion should still be crisp-tender.
  8. OR if you don't want to grill the onions, let them finish in the oven. Basting occasionally.
  9. PREP TIME reflects the overnight in the fridge.


Most Helpful

EASY FOR ALL- GREAT WITH BURGERS OR BBQ. We tried this recipe for mothers day, i forgot the marinade, but Everyone LOVED them. the next weekend i prepared the recipe again, making sure to use the marinade, GREAT.... Awesome summertime grilling recipe. MY FAMILY & FRIENDS are gonna go crazy for this recipe.

Chef Beth :o) May 22, 2006

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