Baked Onions With Thyme

Total Time
55mins
Prep 5 mins
Cook 50 mins

This is a recipe that I have been able to trace back to the 18th century. It is simple but good as a side dish for beef or pork.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Oil and Preheat dutch oven to 400°F (hot).
  2. Cut a slice from both ends of each onion, then halve onions crosswise.
  3. Discard outer layers from onions, leaving about a 2 1/2-inch diameter.
  4. Arrange onions, trimmed ends down in dutch oven.
  5. Drizzle with oil.
  6. Remove leaves from 2 thyme sprigs and sprinkle over onions.
  7. Season with sea salt and pepper, then scatter remaining 8 sprigs over onions.
  8. Pour wine over onions.
  9. Bake, with majority of coals on lid, basting with pan juices twice during baking, 40 minutes.
  10. Add water to oven and bake until onions are browned and tender, about 50 minutes more.
  11. Serve hot or at room temperature.
  12. Makes 6 (first course) servings.

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I liked this receipe. I couldn't eat a whole onion myself but it was nice. I used yellow onions b/c that's what I had. Next time I'll try fresh thyme to see if I get an enhanced flavor.

amme20033 May 12, 2008

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