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Baked Sweet Onion

Course Side Dish


  • 4 large Vidalia onions
  • 1/4 cup cold butter , cut into pieces
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 cup shredded (fresh) Parmesan cheese


  • Peel onions, leaving roots intact.
  • Cut each onion into eighths, cutting just to the root, but not through.
  • Place each onion on a lightly greased square of foil.
  • Press butter into onions, then sprinkle with salt, pepper, and cheese.
  • Wrap in the foil then arrange in a 13 x 9-inch baking pan.
  • Bake at 400 for about 1 hour.


October 2008