Recipes Using Onions

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June 2, 2009
Chopping Onion


  • 3 large onions, sliced
  • 1 Tbsp. butter or margarine
  • 2 Tbsp. flour
  • 1/2 tsp. garlic salt
  • 1/8 tsp. pepper
  • 1 1/4 cups milk
  • 1/2 cup (2 oz) shredded American Cheese
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  • 2 medium potatoes peeled and sliced thinly
  • 1/4 cup (1 oz) shredded American Cheese


In large saucepan cook onion in the butter using medium heat. Stir occasionally. Cook until tender, about 8 minutes. Stir the flour, garlic salt, and pepper into the cooked onion. Add milk all at once. Cook and stir until mixture thickens and is bubbly. Add 1/2 cup of cheese stirring until cheese has melted. Remove from heat. Place half of the sliced potatoes in a greased 1 1/2 quart casserole. Cover with half of the sauce. Repeat layers.

Bake covered in 350 degree F. oven for 35 minutes. Uncover casserole and bake 40 -45 minutes longer or until potatoes are tender.

Sprinkle with 1/4 cup cheese. Let stand for 5 minutes. Makes 4 servings.

By Sandy from Graettinger, IA

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Diamond Post Medal for All Time! 5,887 Posts
September 14, 2010

These taste like onion rings but are easier to make.

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June 4, 2005

Saute' onion in butter until crisp-tender. Arrange in a lightly greased 8 inch square baking dish. Combine eggs and next 3 ingredients; mix well.


Pour over onion. Bake at 375 degrees F for 20 minutes.

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Diamond Post Medal for All Time! 5,887 Posts
March 31, 2008

Slice and separate onions. Add margarine and cook in microwave 6-8 minutes. Mix cream of chicken soup with milk and soy sauce. Mix with onions. Slice small French bread and butter on both sides.

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Gold Post Medal for All Time! 846 Posts
October 27, 2011

Scallion puree is quite versatile. Use for tossing with pasta or as a garnish for soup, steak, or fish, as a topping for baked potatoes or potato skins, or mixed in with mashed potatoes.

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February 15, 2012

Is there any special way to prepare the onions? Are they chopped, whole, cored, peeled, etc?

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February 7, 2020

Onions prepared in various ways can be served as a delicious side dish with your choice of meat or veggie main meal. Try scalloped, creamed, or another option found below.

A pan of caramelized onions.

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October 20, 2018

These sweet, mild onions originated in Georgia 80 years ago. They do not keep like yellow onions, but during their short season are prized throughout the US for their delicious flavor.


This page contains recipes using Vidalia onions.

Vidalia Onion

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January 13, 2014

This page contains onion casserole recipes. A popular bulb with many varieties, that has been eaten for thousands of years. Often used for seasoning, it can also be the principal food of a main dish.

Onions being chopped on a cutting board.

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October 20, 2013

Blooming Onions are a delicious fried onion appetizer that are easy to make at home. Find recipes for Blooming Onions and Blooming Onion Sauces here.

Blooming Onions

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February 7, 2013

This page contains pickled onion recipes. A delicious way to prepare onions that can reduce the heat of the raw bulb.

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December 31, 2012

Grilled onions can be served as a delicious side to grilled meats or other dishes. This page contains grilled onion recipes.

slicing onions

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June 19, 2012

This page contains roasted onion recipes. Onions are delicious when roasted in a variety of different ways.

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October 18, 2011

Onion rings are a tasty side dishes, that many people enjoy instead of french fries. Making your own isn't to hard and it allows you to use different types of onions.

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November 7, 2020

A neighbor friend gave me a bag of red onions. I don't use red onions too often so I needed to find a recipe so that I wouldn't waste them. I found this recipe and tried it out. This recipe could also be used for white onions if you want a flavor that is less strong.

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