Sunny Baked Onions
|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|
|Orange juice||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Toasted almonds||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
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.