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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 3
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 95.2
  • Total Fat: 0.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 36.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 19.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.3 g
  • Protein: 3.9 g

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Abraham, Guiltless Onion Rings

Submitted by: MEEJVAJ
Abraham, Guiltless Onion Rings

Introduction

Don't let their looks scare you; They're great for those who love the onions and the "cruch" more than the greasy batter in traditional onion rings. Try them with some reduced calorie ketchup and you'll be in heaven.

Low Fat + Low Salt + Low Calorie = Guiltless
Don't let their looks scare you; They're great for those who love the onions and the "cruch" more than the greasy batter in traditional onion rings. Try them with some reduced calorie ketchup and you'll be in heaven.

Low Fat + Low Salt + Low Calorie = Guiltless

Number of Servings: 3

Ingredients

    1 to 2 large onions (about 1 pound)
    1 Tbsp cornmeal
    2 Tbsp coarse/stone-ground cornmeal
    3 Tbsp egg substitute
    1 tsp balsamic vinegar (optional)

    Notes:
    A) The larger the onion the better. We often use just a single one pound onion.
    B) Coarse ground cornmeal is vital to the "crunch" of this recipe and the nutty flavor is great. Try using a fifty-fifty mixture of coarse-fine cornmeal in all of your recipes calling for cornmeal.
    C) Instead of balsamic vinegar you can try any other form of flavoring: rice-wine vinegar, soy sauce, oyster sauce, etc.

Directions

1) Preheat oven to 490 degrees F.
2) Spray a baking sheet lightly with cooking spray and set aside
3) In a small bowl combine egg, cornmeal, and balsamic vinegar; stir well
3) Cut onions into 1/2-inch slices; separate into rings
4) Place onion rings into a gallon sized sealable plastic bag and pour the egg mixture over them
5) Seal the bag and firmly shake/bang the bag until the mixture coats the rings. Don't worry if some of the mixture sticks to the bag. Because the batter/mixture is so thick I often whack the bag on the counter.
6) Place coated onion rings on baking sheet (single layer is nice, but not required)
7) Bake in the preheated oven for 14-16 minutes or until the coating is crisp
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>>>To make the onion rings really juicy don't separate every ring. Instead, leave two rings together to make one thicker ring.
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Serving size is about 1 cup.

Number of Servings: 3

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MEEJVAJ.






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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    A life saver. Onion rings are my favorite food in the world, and these are so low-cal (and good!) I can eat the whole recipe if I want. I used a vegan egg replacer and it worked just fine. I thought it was very easy to prepare, too. - 2/11/09

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  • I'm one for the great tasting onion! - 9/4/10

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  • Excellent version for quick, craving-satisfying onion rings! Thanks for the recipe. - 11/28/09

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  • I wasn't too impressed with these onion rings. However, I think I'll play with the recipe until they turn out the way I want them too. - 6/22/08

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  • These were really hard to make, a lot of onion and not much batter. My biggest problem was all the cornmeal mix stuck to the bag instead of the onion! - 6/19/08

    Reply from MEEJVAJ (6/26/08)
    Yes you really have to like the onion part of the onion rings instead of the batter to enjoy this recipe. Unfortunately, I don't know of a recipe that can give you lots of batter and still stay very low calorie.


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  • These were amazing! Not oily like normal onion rings and you could taste the onion more than the batter. Great recipe! - 6/8/08

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