I found this recipe on The Splendid Table website. Peel your onion, leaving the root intact. Surprisingly, baked sweet onions are a tasty, healthy side dish on their own. Cover and bake 50 to 60 minutes or until onions give slightly when the edges are squeezed together between your fingers. Uncover and sprinkle each What I am posting here is an adaptation of the adaptation I found there of a recipe for cheddar cheese - vidalia onion bake Place onions in 2-quart casserole that has ... cheese sauce over onion . '” By baking the onions in their peels, you will be more likely to eat all of the onion, rather than tossing the nutritious part just below the peel. Use a paring knife to cut a 1-inch deep cone into the top of the onion. Remove from oven. In fact “a red onion can lose about 20% of its quercetin and almost 75% of its anthocyanins if it is ‘overpeeled. Insert a vegetable, chicken, or beef bouillon cube into the hole. If your onion sits level, you can leave it alone. Onion slices on hamburgers, minced onions on hot dogs or chili, and chopped onions in spaghetti sauce or meatloaf -- these are the ways that many people use onions, in or on something else. If not, cut a thin slice off the root to create a flat bottom. Bake , uncovered in 350 degree oven for about 45 minutes.