Meaty Stuffed Onions Recipe
- 4 large sweet onions
- 1 pound ground beef
- 1/2 pound bulk pork sausage
- 1 package (10 ounces) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and drained
- 5 slices day-old bread, crumbled
- 1/2 to 2/3 cup beef broth
- 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
- 1 egg, beaten
- 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
- 1. Peel onions and cut 1/2 in. off tops and bottoms. Place onions in a large saucepan. Cover with boiling water. Cook until tender, about 20 minutes; drain.
- 2. Cool slightly. Carefully remove inside layers of onion, separating into eight individual shells (refrigerate remaining onion for another use). Drain on paper towels.
- 3. In a skillet, cook beef and sausage over medium heat until no longer pink; drain. Add spinach; cook and stir for 2 minutes. Remove from the heat; stir in the remaining ingredients. Spoon into the onion shells.
- 4. Place in a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 15-20 minutes or until heated through and lightly browned. Yield: 8 servings.
1 each: 258 calories, 13g fat (5g saturated fat), 69mg cholesterol, 566mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 3g fiber), 18g protein
Reviews for Meaty Stuffed Onions
"I thought the photograph was beautiful, so I wanted to try this myself. I was a little worried that mine wouldn't turn out as well as the picture. I don't know if I didn't wait long enough for the onions to cool, or if I didn't cut them good enough, but I had problems getting the pieces of onion apart, and quite a few tore. However, I did get some apart and was able to stuff some. I tought the filling was delicious! I'm not sure if I would make this again necessarily as is--I may make the meat filling and use it in a different way because it's so good. Cooking the beef and sausage together helps the beef taste like sausage, which I liked. If I do try this recipes again and stuff onions, I think I will use different onions--I'm not too big of a fan of sweet onions."