Stuffed Onions

Recipe by Sydney Mike
READY IN: 1hr 15mins




  • Peel onions without cutting through the bases.
  • In large pot of boiling water, cook onions about 20 minutes.
  • Drain & immerse in a pot of COLD water.
  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F & oil a baking dish big enough to contain the 6 onions without crowding.
  • Using a small sharp knife, cut around & scoop out the central section of each onion.
  • Remove about half the inside (saving it for soup or sandwiches).
  • Lightly salt empty cavities, then let onions drain upside down.
  • In a small bowl, beat the ham into the egg.
  • Stir in bread crumbs, parsley, garlic, nutmeg & ALL BUT 3 tablespoons of the grated cheese.
  • Add 3 tablespoons of the oil & season with salt & pepper.
  • Pat insides of the onions dry with paper towels, then stuff them using a small spoon.
  • Arrange onions in one layer in prepared baking dish.
  • Sprinkle tops with remaining cheese & then with oil.
  • Bake for 45 minutes, or until onions are tender & golden on top.
  • Remove from oven & serve hot!