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Sunny Baked Onions

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Ingredients
  Yellow onions 6 Medium
  Grated orange peel 2 Teaspoon
  Brown sugar 3 Tablespoon
  Navel oranges 2 , peeled and cut into 1/2-inch slices, crosswise
  Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon
  Nutmeg 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Orange juice 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Toasted almonds 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

1. Heat oven to 400°F.
2. Carefully peel onions and cut a thin slice off top and bottom of each onion.
3. Place in a casserole, cut side up. Sprinkle tops with grated orange peel and brown sugar. Top each onion with an orange slice. Dot with butter and sprinkle lightly with nutmeg. Add orange juice and salt.
4. Cover casserole and bake 1 to 1 1/4 hours, or until just tender, but not mushy.
5. Serve hot, garnished with toasted almonds and orange sauce from casserole.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Baked
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Onion
Interest: 
Gourmet, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1272 Calories from Fat 511

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 56 g86.7%

Saturated Fat 18.2 g90.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 64.5 mg21.5%

Sodium 1017.6 mg42.4%

Total Carbohydrates 191 g63.7%

Dietary Fiber 27.8 g111%

Sugars 102.3 g

Protein 22 g43.1%

Vitamin A 45.4% Vitamin C 620.5%

Calcium 34.6% Iron 17.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Sunny Baked Onions Recipe