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Bacon-Gouda Stuffed Onions

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. Bake: 45 min.


4 servings

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
Bacon-Gouda Stuffed Onions Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 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


  1. 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.
  2. 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 Facts

1 stuffed onion: 308 calories, 19g fat (11g saturated fat), 57mg cholesterol, 553mg sodium, 26g carbohydrate (17g sugars, 3g fiber), 10g protein.

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