Print Options

Back to Grilled Sweet Onions >

Include these items:

Select reviews >

Taste of Home Logo

Grilled Sweet Onions

 Grilled Sweet Onions
“These onions are so delicious, we prepare them all year long—on the grill in summer, or in an oven preheated to 350° for the same amount of time in winter. A small salad, a slice of bread…and you've got a great light meal.” This recipe from Mary Bilke of Eagle River, Wisconsin, is sure to become a favorite!
4 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Grill: 35 min.

Ingredients

  • 4 large sweet onions
  • 4 teaspoons beef bouillon granules
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 teaspoons white wine or beef broth, optional

Directions

  • With a sharp knife, carefully remove a 1-in. core from the center of
  • each onion. Cut each onion into four wedges to within 1/2 in. of
  • root end.
  • Place each onion on a double thickness of heavy-duty foil (about 12
  • in. square). Place bouillon in the centers of onions; top with
  • butter, thyme, salt and pepper. Drizzle with wine if desired. Fold
  • foil around onions and seal tightly.
  • Prepare grill for indirect heat. Grill onions, covered, over indirect
  • medium heat for 35-40 minutes or until tender. Open foil carefully
  • to allow steam to escape. Yield: 4 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 onion (calculated without wine or broth) equals 172 calories, 12 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 30 mg cholesterol, 1,099 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 2 g protein.

2 of 2

Grilled Sweet Onions (continued)

Wine: This recipe pairs well with a full-bodied white wine.: Taste of Home Special Offer: Enjoy this recipe with Rutherford Hill Chardonnay 2012 Napa Valley, a full-bodied classic California Chardonnay with the perfect touch of oak. Buy now and get 6 bottles for $99.99. Order Now