Recipe: Vidalia Onion Side Dish

from Southern Living

Vidalia Onion Side Dish


  • 2 medium onions
  • 1 beef bouillon cube
  • 1/2 tablespoon butter


  • Peel 2 medium onions, and cut a thin slice from bottom and top of each one.
  • Scoop out a 1-inch-deep hole from the top of each onion.
  • Place onions, top sides up, in a 2-qt. microwave-safe dish with a lid.
  • Add 1 beef bouillon cube and 1/2 Tbsp. butter to shallow hole in each onion; cover with lid.
  • Microwave, covered, at HIGH for 8 to 10 minutes or until onion is tender.
  • Garnish each serving with fresh parsley sprig and pepper, if desired.
  • We recommend only Vidalia or Texas Sweets for this recipe.
  • Be sure to use a microwave-safe lid only; plastic wrap will melt.

If you'd rather grill, wrap each filled-and-topped onion in heavy-duty aluminum foil (or a double layer of regular aluminum foil).

Grill over high heat (400° to 450°) 15 to 20 minutes or until tender.

Let stand 10 minutes.

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