Bacon-Gouda Stuffed Onions
Serve these tender, sweet and savory onions as a side with steak. For an added splash, drizzle everything with any leftover buttery pan juices from baking the onions. It’s so good! —Barb Templin, Norwood, Minnesota
Total TimePrep: 10 min. Bake: 45 min.
- 4 large sweet onions
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- 5 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
- 1/2 cup shredded smoked Gouda cheese
- 1/4 cup butter, softened
- Minced chives
- Cut a 1/4-in. slice from the top and bottom of each onion. Peel onions. Carefully cut and remove the center of each onion, leaving a 1/2-in. shell; discard removed onion or save for another use.
- Place onions in a greased 13x9-inch baking dish. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Cover and bake at 400° for 40-45 minutes or until onions are tender. Combine the bacon, cheese and butter; spoon into onions. Bake, uncovered, 5-10 minutes longer or until cheese is melted. Sprinkle with chives.
Nutrition Facts1 stuffed onion: 308 calories, 19g fat (11g saturated fat), 57mg cholesterol, 553mg sodium, 26g carbohydrate (17g sugars, 3g fiber), 10g protein.
Originally published as Smokey Filled Onions in Simple & Delicious June/July 2012