Total Time
55mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 40 mins

When they're fanned out on a white platter, cut side up, onion fans resemble dark red chrysanthemums, so you can use them often as an edible garnish, as well as a relish, with both poultry and meat. Points 1.

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350.
  2. Brush off any loose pieces of skin, but otherwise leave the onions unpeeled.
  3. Cut the onions in half from the root end through the stem.
  4. Place the halves, cut side down, in a glass baking dish just large enough to hold them comfortably.
  5. Pour the vinegar over the onions sand cover the dish tightly with foil.
  6. Bake for 35 to 40 minutes, or until the onions are fork tender.
  7. When they are cool enough to handle, remove the skins but be sure to leave the roots intact.
  8. Cut each onion half in half again to make quarters.
  9. Place the onion quarters in a shallow dish, cover and refrigerate until serving time.
  10. Before serving, fan the layers of each onion quarter slightly.
  11. Serve at room temperature or slightly warm, sprinkled with pepper.

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