Grilled Onions au Gratin

Enjoy this delicious grilled onions recipe that's made using Progresso® Plain Bread -perfect for a side dish.

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  • prep time 10 min
  • total time 45 min
  • ingredients 5
  • servings 6
 

Ingredients

2
large sweet onions (such as Maui or Walla Walla), cut into 1/4-inch-thick slices
2
tablespoons butter, melted
1
tablespoon brown sugar
1/4
cup Swiss almond cold pack cheese food (from 8-oz. container)
2
tablespoons Progresso™ Plain Bread Crumbs

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Heat grill. Place onions in 9 1/4x6 1/2x1-inch disposable foil pan. Drizzle with melted butter; sprinkle with brown sugar. Cover loosely with foil.
  • 2 When ready to grill, place foil pan on gas grill over medium heat or on charcoal grill 4 to 6 inches from medium coals. Cook 15 minutes. Uncover; stir onions and cook an additional 15 minutes or until onions are tender.
  • 3 Dot onions with small spoonfuls of cheese spread; sprinkle with bread crumbs. Cook, uncovered, about 5 minutes or until cheese is melted.
  • 1 Heat grill. Place onions in 9 1/4x6 1/2x1-inch disposable foil pan. Drizzle with melted butter; sprinkle with brown sugar. Cover loosely with foil.
  • 2 When ready to grill, place foil pan on gas grill over medium heat or on charcoal grill 4 to 6 inches from medium coals. Cook 15 minutes. Uncover; stir onions and cook an additional 15 minutes or until onions are tender.
  • 3 Dot onions with small spoonfuls of cheese spread; sprinkle with bread crumbs. Cook, uncovered, about 5 minutes or until cheese is melted.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

To bake onions, assemble recipe in 8-inch square ( 1 1/2-quart ) baking dish; cover with foil. Bake at 450°F. following procedure and times as listed in recipe.

"Au gratin" is a French expression that refers to foods garnished with bread crumbs, cheese and butter, and browned in the oven. "Gratin" refers to both the food and the baking dish. Gratin dishes have low sides and large surface areas to maximize browning.

Serve these mild onions with grilled steak.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1/2 Cup
Calories
110
(
Calories from Fat
65),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
7%
(Saturated Fat
4g,
4%
),
Cholesterol
15mg
15%;
Sodium
150mg
150%;
Total Carbohydrate
9g
9%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
6g
6%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
2%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
1 Vegetable; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.