Whole Roasted Onions

Whole roasted onionsOnions offer many benefits for your health, including reducing risk for cancer and heart disease. They also have fiber which can help with digestion. 

This is a great way to use any extra onions you may have. You can also half the recipe easily.


9 small to medium yellow onions
¼ cup olive oil
2 tablespoons butter, thinly sliced
Salt and pepper to taste 
Rosemary, optional


  1. Place a rack in the upper third of the oven and preheat oven to 375 degrees. 
  2. Cut the tops and bottoms off each onion, but leave most of the skins on.
  3. Arrange the onions in a square baking dish, or a cookie sheet with a rim.
  4.  Drizzle olive oil over the onions. Place a thin pat of butter on each onion.
  5. Season with salt and pepper, and top with fresh or dried rosemary if you have it.
  6. Bake for 25 minutes, until onions are bubbling and tender.
  7. Increase the oven temperature to 400 degrees, and cook for another 15-20 minutes until onions are complete tender and the tops are browned.
  8. Remove from oven, and once onions are slightly cooled, remove the skins, slice the onions and enjoy!

Adapted from joythebaker.com.