Campfire Onions Recipe

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"When cooking out, my family prefers these sweet tender onions instead of potatoes," shares Barbara Magruder of Odessa, Missouri. They make an especially flavorful side dish alongside grilled steaks.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 8 servings


  • 4 large sweet onions
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic salt

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 111 calories, 6g fat (4g saturated fat), 15mg cholesterol, 384mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate (13g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein.


  1. Cut each onion into 12 wedges; divide among eight pieces of double-layered heavy-duty foil (about 12 in. square). Top onions with butter, honey and seasonings. Fold foil to seal packets tightly. Grill, covered, over medium heat for 10 minutes on each side or until onions are tender. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Campfire Onions in Quick Cooking September/October 2000, p22

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