Tangy Onion Flowers

If you love onions, you’ll love the aroma and taste of these wonderfully seasoned flowers!

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 20 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

4
medium onions, (each 4 to 5 ounces)
Vegetable oil
1/4
cup balsamic or cider vinegar
1
tablespoon chopped fresh oregano leaves or 1 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
1
tablespoon packed brown sugar
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1/3
cup seasoned croutons, crushed
  • 1 Heat coals or gas grill for direct heat. Peel onions; cut 1/2-inch slice from top of each onion and leave root end. Cut each onion from top into 8 wedges to within 1/2 inch of root end. Gently pull wedges apart.
  • 2 Brush four 12-inch squares of heavy-duty aluminum foil with vegetable oil. Place 1 onion on each square; loosely shape foil around onion. Sprinkle onions with vinegar, oregano, brown sugar, salt and pepper. Wrap foil securely around onions.
  • 3 Cover and grill onions 4 inches from medium heat 50 to 60 minutes or until very tender. To serve, sprinkle croutons over onions.

Expert Tips

Chopped fresh basil is a great stand-in for the oregano.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
90
(
Calories from Fat
25 ),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3 g
3 %
(Saturated Fat
1 g,
1 %
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
190 mg
190 %;
Total Carbohydrate
16 g
16 %
(Dietary Fiber
2 g
2 %
),
Protein
2 g
2 %
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%;
Vitamin C
6%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.