High-Roasted Onions

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High-Roasted Onions
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  • 4 onion halves total ServingsServings


  • 2 medium onions, peeled, trimmed, and halved crosswise 2
  • 12 whole cloves 12
  • 1 Tbsp light soy sauce 15 mL
  • 1 Tbsp canola oil 15 mL
  • 1 Tbsp molasses 15 mL
  • 1 1/2 tsp balsamic vinegar 7 mL
  • 1/4 tsp coarsely ground black pepper 1 mL
  • 1/2 tsp granulated sugar 2 mL
  • 1/8 tsp salt .5 mL



1 Preheat oven to 450F (230C). Coat a foil-lined baking sheet with canola cooking spray. Arrange the onion halves on the baking sheet and pierce evenly with the cloves.
2 Combine the soy sauce, canola oil, molasses, vinegar and black pepper in a small jar, secure with lid and shake vigorously until completely blended. Brush 1 Tbsp (15 mL) of the soy mixture evenly over the onions.
3 Bake 25 minutes, brush 1 Tbsp (15 mL) of the soy mixture evenly over the onions, bake 5-10 minutes or until richly browned on edges and onions are tender.
4 Remove from oven and using a flat spatula, remove the onions and place on serving platter, spoon remaining soy mixture evenly over the onions and sprinkle with the sugar and salt.

Source: canolainfo.org