Roasted (Or Grilled) Whole Onions

Total Time
55mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 45 mins

There are some similar recipes, but none using Worcestershire sauce - the secret to my whole onion recipe. Everyone loves them, no one believes how simple they are. You can roast in the oven or on the grill.

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400F or get a heap of coals glowing in your grill.
  2. Carefully make 8 cuts down to, but not through the root end of each onion. To keep from cutting too far, it helps to put the onion inside a canning ring.
  3. Working with one onion at a time, place an onion onto a square of heavy duty aluminum foil.
  4. Very gently, push your finger into the top of the onion, to loosen the wedges enough to pour the bouillon granules into the center of the onion.
  5. Drizzle the onion with 1/4 - 1/2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce.
  6. Smear 1/2 tablespoon of butter on top of the onion and into the cuts.
  7. Gather the corners of the foil and wrap tightly. It will look like a giant hershey kiss.
  8. To bake in the oven:.
  9. Place all wrapped onions into a baking dish so that they will stay upright.
  10. Roast in a 400F oven for 45 to 70 minutes or until soft.
  11. To roast on a grill:.
  12. Place the onions, individually on the grill grate. Rotate the location of the onions occasionally, being careful to keep them upright. Roast in a covered, hot grill 45 to 70 minutes or until soft.