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Homespun Holidays! ♥

This onion recipe works well for a savory side dish and has always been a favorite with my family. It often amazes me how a fast and easy combination of simple ingredients can strike a chord, becoming a dish that is remembered and requested for decades. Or maybe my family just loves onions! The leftovers, if any, can enhance another recipe like scrambled eggs or baked beans. This makes a really quick weeknight meal, or can be gussied up to take to a potluck or holiday dinner!

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  • 6 large yellow onions, peeled and sliced in half
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/3cup grated parmesan cheese
  • Salt and pepper to taste

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Place onions in a microwave safe bowl. Drizzle olive oil over top of them and brush to coat the tops. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.

Cover the dish and cook on high power for 6 – 7 minutes.

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Remove the lid and distribute the parmesan cheese over the tops of the onions. Place back in the microwave, uncovered, and cook for another couple of minutes. Let them set, covered so they can continue to steam, until ready to serve.

Enjoy the delicious, savory flavors that will have you coming back for seconds!



Easy & Delicious Microwave Parmesan Onion Recipe — 6 Comments

  1. I’ve recently been making a few things in the microwave, so this caught my attention! It looks good and is so easy! I’d like to make it!

  2. I love cooked onions. I’ve always cooked them in the oven. I’ll have to try cooking them like this. It would save on electricity.

  3. (Easy & Delicious Microwave Parmesan Onions) Now this sounds like a great appetizer to make for our holiday get together coming up in a few weeks. I like it-

  4. This sounds so good. Quick and easy, for those go to snacks while watching the game or for appetizers.

  5. This recipe sounds and looks really good. I like onions and this is so easy to make and in the micro wave yet at that. Thanks for the recipe. I am going to PIN it too.