Stuffed Onions

Stuffed Onions

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 98.8
  • Total Fat: 3.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 3.3 mg
  • Sodium: 50.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 14.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.4 g
  • Protein: 2.3 g

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Introduction

Pair onions and sweet potatoes with tangy blue cheese and crunchy walnuts for a stand-out side dish.
Pair onions and sweet potatoes with tangy blue cheese and crunchy walnuts for a stand-out side dish.

Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    2 large yellow onions, (about 1 pound)
    1 sweet potato, diced (about 7 ounces)
    1 teaspoon dried thyme
    1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar
    2 tablespoon chopped walnuts
    1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon blue cheese





Tips

Bake on parchment paper or a silicone liner to keep the onions juicy and to ease cleanup.
Save the insides of the onions for use on another night. Better yet--roast them with the stuffed onions. (Just place on the baking sheet and coat with nonstick spray.) Cool then freeze or refrigerate for a savory sandwich topping.


Directions

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or a silicone liner. Remove the root and tip of the onions, peel away the outer skin and cut each onion in half horizontally. Using a paring knife, melon baller or spoon hollow out the center of the onion, but reserve the removed sections for use on another night.
Place the onions on the sheet pan and coat with nonstick spray. Fill each onion with 1/4 of the sweet potatoes and thyme. Coat with nonstick spray.
Bake for 20 minutes, then open the oven and carefully pour 1 teaspoon of vinegar over each stuffed onion and bake another 5 minutes.
Remove the baking sheet from the oven, top each onion with chopped walnuts and blue cheese, and bake 5 more minutes.



Serving Size:†Makes 4 stuffed onions. 1/2 onion per serving

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  • Very Good
    10 of 10 people found this review helpful
    The presentation of this was impressive.I moistened the sweet potatoes and put them in the micro for a few minutes before filling onions. I used .5 oz of cheese and .5 oz black walnuts in each onion. - 11/12/12

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  • Very Good
    10 of 10 people found this review helpful
    I made this tonight. I would cook the sweet potatoes for a few minutes in boiling water. Even cooking them at 35 minutes they weren't quite done. Also, they were a little dry but still good! My husband would have liked more cheese. Overall it was tasty and nice with our gardein chicken. Thx Chef Meg - 11/12/12

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  • Incredible!
    7 of 7 people found this review helpful
    Something that takes Chef Meg 10 minutes to prepare takes me 20 minutes at least. Next time I might cook them longer. I cooked them in an enameled dish with parchment. Next time I will cover them to keep them from drying. Very good! - 11/23/12

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  • O.K.
    7 of 7 people found this review helpful
    Sounded great, as all the ingredients are favorites, but the flavors didn't come together, even with steaming the sweet potato first & baking the onions longer. Liked the sweet potato in little chunks and will try all the ingredients in a casserole. Maybe adding green chiles, chanterelles & egg. - 11/13/12

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  • 5 of 10 people found this review helpful
    wonderful...no blue cheese for me and awesome - 11/12/12

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  • 5 of 20 people found this review helpful
    It was some what good - 11/12/12

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  • Incredible!
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    ok, now that I've made it - it looked good but was awful. No one liked it. I agree, the flavors did not blend and the prep time was much longer than 10 minutes. NOT incredible. - 12/13/12

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  • Good
    4 of 10 people found this review helpful
    I am allergic to onions, but made this for my husband and he really liked it. - 11/12/12

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  • 3 of 13 people found this review helpful
    Elegant, sounds super yummy & may be served in an upscale restaurant or good for entertaining. I don't care for Blue Chesse so I plan on trying it with Feta/Gargonzola. I may even sub TraderJoe's Candied (slightly sweet) Pecans or mix with the Walnuts! Yum!! --HOWSLADY,Yes reg potatoes2, wo walnuts? - 11/12/12

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  • 3 of 14 people found this review helpful
    do you need to cook the sweet potatoes or will they soften enough in 30 mins? - 11/12/12

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  • 2 of 20 people found this review helpful
    Not sure if I could like it as I do not care for blue cheese but that's as far as I care to take it. I am sure at least as much effort was out into this recipe and for that I am appreciative. - 11/12/12

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  • 2 of 19 people found this review helpful
    sounds delishious....going to try it...
    - 11/12/12

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  • Incredible!
    yum - 9/26/20

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  • Incredible!
    I love this stuff onion recipe! - 9/5/20

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  • I Love onions! this sounds awesome - 12/29/19

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  • awesome - 12/17/19

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  • OMG, these were delicious!!! - 10/26/19

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  • Interesting taste combo although I didnít use the bleu cheese. Used feta instead. - 9/26/19

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  • interesting side dish that we enjoyed - 9/26/19

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  • Looks interesting. - 6/29/19

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  • Good
    Good - 3/26/19

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  • Great idea - 12/30/18

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  • thank you - 12/25/18

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  • Awesome - 12/12/18

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  • This looks tasty!
    - 11/12/18

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  • Not sure about this. I'm not an onion eater. Might try again next winter. - 11/4/18

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  • Incredible!
    So delicious! - 10/28/18

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  • Incredible!
    I love this savory treat! - 10/19/18

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  • I used feta instead of blure cheese and it worked fine and was tasty. - 10/12/18

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  • interesting... - 10/4/18

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  • tasty - 10/4/18

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  • Incredible!
    Made a great hordourve. I love onions and this was an interesting way to eat an onion. - 9/20/18

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  • very good - 9/20/18

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  • Yum! - 9/10/18

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  • This is interesting. I will have to try these. I read some of the other reviews and I will incorporate some of that information in order not to dry them out. - 9/6/18

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  • Good
    This was okay but not our favorite. I might try again with a couple of changes. - 8/25/18

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  • Very Good
    I like onions - 8/25/18

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  • Incredible!
    Very curious, but delicious dish - 8/25/18

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  • I think I would like this, so thanks for the recipe. - 6/25/18

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  • Good - 6/24/18

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  • nice - 6/22/18

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  • delicious! - 6/22/18

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  • Delicious - 6/22/18

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  • Surprisingly good taste especially for onion lovers - 6/22/18

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  • Very Good
    Yum. - 5/5/18

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  • Looks good. - 12/20/17

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  • Success is a state of mind.
    If you want success,
    start thinking of yourself as a success.
    - Joyce Brothers
    - 12/18/17

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  • Sounds good - going to try it. - 12/16/17

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  • Incredible!
    Good recipe looks like an addition to supper. - 12/16/17

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  • Very Good
    Great flavors and not difficult to prepare. - 12/9/17

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  • have to make it without the nuts, but still worth it! - 12/8/17

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  • Interesting recipe - 12/8/17

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  • oh,yum!!!!! - 12/8/17

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  • odd but not bad - 10/23/17

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  • Interesting. - 9/25/17

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  • Good
    OK
    - 9/25/17

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  • substitute pine nuts for walnuts - 9/6/17

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  • Can this be sued to stuff portobleelo mushrooms - 12/16/16

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  • Good
    I put the sweet potatoes in a microwave first for this recipe. It is a combination that I wouldn't usually think of, but my family liked it. - 12/16/15

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  • Incredible!
    0 of 6 people found this review helpful
    Love onions any way you fix them - 10/24/13

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  • 0 of 9 people found this review helpful
    Does not sound tasty to me, i will not try this dish. - 11/19/12

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  • 0 of 10 people found this review helpful
    These look great. Want to try them. - 11/12/12

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  • 0 of 12 people found this review helpful
    Sounds interesting! Might try if I have others to share it with. Had an odd combo yesterday - brussel sprouts and artichokes in a sauce, topped with slivered almonds. Yummy!!! - 11/12/12

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  • 0 of 14 people found this review helpful
    Sounds like something my hubby would enjoy. - 11/12/12

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  • 0 of 19 people found this review helpful
    I am NOT a fan of onions or bleu cheese, so "EL PASSO" for me! LOL Doesn't sound good anyway! - 11/12/12

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  • 0 of 19 people found this review helpful
    Sorry, doesn't sound very appealing. I like the stuffed onion part. Could we use regular potatoes with another cheese? Not too good on substituting items. Please help. - 11/12/12

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