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"My dad, who loves onions, invented this tasty side dish," says Marcia Preston of Clear Lake, Iowa. "The tender seasoned onions go well with all types of grilled meat, so we enjoy them frequently. Cleanup is a breeze, too."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Grill: 30 min.
MAKES:10 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Grill: 30 min.
MAKES: 10 servings


  • 5 large onions, sliced
  • 6 teaspoons butter
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • Pepper to taste

Nutritional Facts

1/2 cup: 41 calories, 2g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 28mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1/2 fat.


  1. Divide onions between two pieces of double-layered heavy-duty foil (about 22 in. x 18 in.) coated with cooking spray. Top each with butter, oregano and pepper. Fold foil around the mixture and seal tightly. Grill, covered, over indirect heat for 30-40 minutes or until onions are tender. Yield: 10 servings.
Originally published as Oregano Onions in Quick Cooking November/December 1999, p10

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