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Baked Vidalia Onions

Updated on August 15, 2012

Baked Vidalia Onion

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Baked Vidalia Onion

Vidalia onions are grown from a variety of onion called the yellow granex hybrid. To be considered a true Vidalia Onion they must be grown within a 50 mile radius of Vidalia, Georgia, where the rainfall, climate, and soil make up are attributed to the exceptionally sweet flavor. These same seeds planted elsewhere do not result in the same tasting onions. Use actual Vidalia Onions whenever possible to bake up this awesome tasting treat to serve with a beautifully cooked grilled steak.

Cook Time

Prep time: 10 min
Cook time: 30 min
Ready in: 40 min
Yields: Several Servings

Ingredients

  • 2 large Vidalia onions, peeled
  • 1 1/2 sticks butter or margarine
  • to taste black pepper
  • to taste seasoning salt
  • 1 tsp worcheshire sauce

Baked Vidalia Onions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Peel onions and slice them like a blossom. Slice downward but not all the way through. Separate the individual peels (like a flower).
  3. Place the onions in a small casserole dish lined with aluminum foil. Add butter cut in small slices and worcheshire sauce. Wrap in aluminum foil.
  4. Bake for approximately 30 minutes or until onions are soft and easily cut with a fork. This is a delicious side item with steak and baked potato.

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      Charles Dawson 5 years ago from Virginia Beach, VA

      I'm not one for cooked onions. I like them more when raw. HOWEVER, this hub is so informative and well-written that I'm actually looking forward to preparing this. Thank you and well done.

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      Pauline Davenport 5 years ago from Isle of Man

      How can people cook without onions? We used to have roast onions too - thank you beccacooling for this timely reminder - next roast meal I'll put some in - mmmmm.

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      Becca 5 years ago from Southwest Georgia

      It is so good. My Daddy used to cook this for us. :)

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      Grace D. 5 years ago from Missouri

      This sounds like an easy, delicious, and healthy side dish or snack. It is a great alternative to the breaded and deep fried version. I will definately be trying this out. Thanks!