Grilled Red Onions

Grilled Red Onions
Grilled Red Onions. James and James/Getty Images
  • 21 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins,
  • Cook: 6 mins
  • Yield: Serves 6 to 8 as a side dish

These sliced onions are grilled with a fantastic balsamic sauce. Serve these up as they are or use these onions in any recipe that calls for them. They really do compliment a grilled hamburger or steak.

What You'll Need

  • 2 pounds (900 g) red onions
  • 1/2 cup (120 mL) fresh parsley (chopped)
  • 2 tablespoons (30 mL) balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon (15 mL) olive oil
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon (7.5 mL) fresh rosemary (chopped)
  • 1 clove garlic (minced)
  • Dash salt
  • Dash pepper

How to Make It

1. Heat vinegar, garlic, ​and rosemary in a saucepan until hot. Don't boil. Let stand 20 minutes.

2. Warm oil in a separate pan.

3. Slice onions into 1/2-inch slices.

4. Lay out on a cookie sheet and brush both sides with oil.

5. Sprinkle salt and pepper over onions.

6. Grill over medium heat for 4-6 minutes. Let the onion slices slightly char.

7. Remove from grill and separate into rings. Toss with vinegar mixture and parsley.