Peppery Baked Onions with Sage and Gruyère

Peppery Baked Onions with Sage and GruyèreRecipe
Becky Luigart-Stayner
These onions have all the rich flavor of French onion soup and are a good accompaniment to roast beef, baked ham, or lamb.


4 servings (serving size: 2 onion halves)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 110
Caloriesfromfat 34 %
Fat 4.1 g
Satfat 1.6 g
Monofat 2 g
Polyfat 0.3 g
Protein 4.7 g
Carbohydrate 14.6 g
Fiber 3.2 g
Cholesterol 8 mg
Iron 0.6 mg
Sodium 271 mg
Calcium 116 mg


4 medium yellow onions, peeled and halved
Cooking spray
1 1/2 teaspoons olive oil
3/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/4 teaspoon salt
2/3 cup less-sodium beef broth
2 teaspoons low-sodium soy sauce
1/4 teaspoon dried rubbed sage
1/4 cup (1 ounce) finely shredded Gruyère cheese


Preheat oven to 400°.

Arrange onions, cut sides up, in a single layer in a shallow 2-quart baking dish coated with cooking spray. Brush tops of onions with oil; sprinkle with pepper and salt. Bake at 400° for 40 minutes. Add broth and soy sauce; bake 1 hour, basting every 15 minutes. Sprinkle sage and cheese evenly over onions. Bake an additional 5 minutes or until cheese melts.