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Recipe Name: Vidalia Onion Flower Submitted by: Administrator
Source: Source Description:
Ethnicity: Last Modified: 2/23/2014
Base: Main dish Comments:
Course: Side Dish  
Preparation Time:
Number of Servings: 2

1 Vidalia onion
vegetable spray
2 Teaspoon(s) Margarine, soy or safflower
Pepper, ground
1 Tablespoon(s) Pecans, chopped
With sharp knife, carefully peel onion and trim root end, leaving
itintact. Standing onion on its root end, cut parallel vertical slices
at1/4-inch intervals into, but not through, onion, stopping aout 1/2
inchabove root end. Rotate onion 90 degrees; cut parallel vertical
slices insame manner to form a crosshatch pattern, keeping onion
intact. Coatmicrowave-safe pie plate with vegetable spray. Place onion,
root enddown, in center of pie plate. Drizzle with margarine, and
season withsalt and pepper to taste.Cover with waxed paper and
microwave on High (100% power) 3 minutes.Baste with cooking liquid and
rotate dish. Cover and microwave on High 3to 4 minutes longer, or until
onion spreads open into a "flower."Sprinkle flower with pecans;
microwave on High 1 to 2 minutes longer, oruntil flower appears
translucent. With wide spatula, remove onion flowerfrom pie plate to
serving plate.Per serving: About 65 cal, 1 g pro, 12 g carb, 2 g fat,
28% cal fromfat, 0 mg chol, 31 mg sodFrom Low-Fat Meals (Woman's Day)
Vol III, Number 5From Gemini's MASSIVE MealMaster collection at

Nutrition (calculated from recipe ingredients)
Calories: 64
Calories From Fat: 59
Total Fat: 6.8g
Cholesterol: 0mg
Sodium: 189.7mg
Potassium: 22.6mg
Carbohydrates: <1g
Fiber: <1g
Sugar: <1g
Protein: <1g

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