The Sweet Onion Source

Oven Roasted Sweet Onions

This delicious accompaniment for meat or poultry comes from Bradley Ogden, renowned co-owner/chef of the Lark Creek Inn and One Market, two of Northern California's most popular restaurants. Adapted from Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner (Random House) by Bradley Ogden. All rights reserved.

bullet042 sweet onions, about 8 ounces each
bullet043 cloves garlic, peeled, sliced thinly
bullet043 bay leaves
bullet048 parsley stems
bullet043 sprigs fresh sage or 1/2 teaspoon dried
bullet042 sprigs fresh oregano or 1/4 teaspoon dried
bullet041/2 teaspoon salt
bullet041/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
bullet041/4 cup balsamic vinegar
bullet041/4 cup extra virgin olive oil

Heat oven to 500 degrees. Cut unpeeled onion into eighths. Place onion wedges in a single layer in a shallow baking dish. Sprinkle with garlic and herbs. Season with salt and pepper; drizzle evenly with vinegar and olive oil. Roast until onions are lightly caramelized and barely tender, 12-15 minutes. Remove from oven and let cool. Serve at room temperature.

Yield: 4 servings

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