Roasted Onion Flower Recipe | Cooking With Jade

Roasted Onion Flower Recipe

Roasted Onion Flower Recipe
Roasted Onion Flower

Roasted Onion Flower

Create a stunning side dish for your guests! The crispy red onion flower is guaranteed to be a hit at your upcoming dinner party!
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories 210 kcal


  • Oven
  • Baking Dish


  • 4 medium red onions with root
  • 6 tbsp olive oil divided
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • Herbs: a few sprigs of rosemary and thyme
  • 1 pinch of freshly ground black pepper


  • Preheat the oven to 350°F (180°C)
  • Make a total of 4 vertical slits in each onion to create 8 wedges still joined at the root.
  • Pour a drizzle of olive oil in a baking dish and arrange the onions, root side down
  • Spoon the remaining olive oil over the onions and around them. Sprinkle generously with salt, including in the center of the onions. Add the herbs.
  • Roast for about 40 minutes.
  • Reshape the onions so that the petals are open and sprinkle them with a few spoonfuls of the juice from the caramelized onions in the dish.
  • Roast until onions are tender inside and petal tips are crisp, about 20 minutes longer.
  • Add more salt and pepper to taste.
  • Serve hot or at room temperature
  • Enjoy your dish!


NUTRITIONAL FACTS: Calories 67g / Fats 3.51g / Cholesterol 3mg / Total Carbohydrate 6.3g / Protein 2.77g
Keyword American Food

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