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Baked Onions

  Yellow onions 4 Large, unpeeled and left whole
  Water 2 Tablespoon
  Butter/Margarine 8 Teaspoon
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), minced
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Bread crumbs 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Use Either Fresh Or Dried)
  Grated parmesan cheese 4 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  Freshly ground black pepper To Taste
  Dried marjoram 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Dried oregano 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Dried thyme 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cayenne pepper 1 Pinch

Preheat oven to 350°.
Put onions in baking dish with water.
Cover and bake 20 minutes or until onions are barely tender.
Remove from oven and when onions are cool enough to handle, slip off skins.
Cut off tops and hollow onions out, reserving the insides and leaving a 1/2-inch-thick shell.
Discard any liquid that remains in baking dish and grease with 2 teaspoons butter.
Place onions upright in baking dish.
Raise oven temperature to 400°.
Coarsely chop reserved onion.
Heat oil in saute pan over medium-high heat.
Add garlic and saute 2 minutes.
Combine with onion pulp in bowl.
Add bread crumbs, cheese, salt, and pepper and stuff onion shells with the mixture.
Melt 2 tablespoons of the butter, mix with herbs and cayenne and pour over stuffed onions.
Cover and bake 20 minutes.
Remove cover, baste with pan juices, and bake 10 more minutes, or until stuffing is lightly browned on top.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1383 Calories from Fat 580

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 66 g101.5%

Saturated Fat 33.3 g166.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 138.8 mg46.3%

Sodium 1518.9 mg63.3%

Total Carbohydrates 174 g58.1%

Dietary Fiber 33.7 g134.9%

Sugars 1.9 g

Protein 37 g73.3%

Vitamin A 36.5% Vitamin C 10.6%

Calcium 82.5% Iron 37%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Baked Onions Recipe