onion recipes

Wintery Spring Rolls
Wintery Spring Rolls - February 16, 2012

The spring rolls I packed for a flight from San Francisco to Paris - ginger-onion paste, brown sugar tofu, mushrooms, and herbs.

Spiced Tomato Gratin
Spiced Tomato Gratin - August 1, 2010

In a Indian spiced departure from a favorite Suzanne Goin recipe - this is a rustic, deeply flavorful summer gratin made with sliced tomatoes, potatoes, caramelized onions, curry powder, and a kick of red chile flakes.

Pan-fried Chickpea Salad
Pan-fried Chickpea Salad - March 11, 2009

A salad made by pan-frying chickpeas with leeks and a bit of garlic. The creamy dressing is made with plain yogurt and curry powder, and the salad is finished off with plenty of chopped cilantro and chopped red onion.

Caramelized Onion Dip
Caramelized Onion Dip - December 6, 2008

A grown-up remake of the onion dip I loved as a kid. This one features lots of deeply caramelized onions, sour cream and Greek yogurt.

Cornmeal Crunch
Cornmeal Crunch - November 8, 2008

This is what happens when you cook a pot of cornmeal until it is thick and creamy. Add a bit off cheese, some deeply caramelized onions, spread it in a pan, drizzle generously with olive oil and bake until the bottom and sides are deeply golden and crunchy.

Hazelnut & Chard Ravioli Salad
Hazelnut & Chard Ravioli Salad - November 25, 2007

Plump raviolis tossed with toasted hazelnuts, sauteed ribbons of chard, and caramelized onions are at the heart of this ravioli salad recipe. The colorful platter is finished off with a dusting of cheese, snipped chives, and lemon zest. You can prepare most of the components ahead of time.

A Beautiful Bulgar and Spinach Pilaf
A Beautiful Bulgar and Spinach Pilaf - June 3, 2007

A bejeweled platter of bulgur wheat,chili roasted tomatoes, caramelized onions, spinach, and yogurt cheese. A perfect companion for grilled kabobs.

Ten Minute Tasty Asparagus and Brown Rice
Ten Minute Tasty Asparagus and Brown Rice - April 28, 2007

A big bowl of asparagus, sauteed garbanzos, chopped onions, toasted almonds, tossed with brown rice and drizzled with a bit of garlic-tahini dressing.

Delicious Big Bowl - Quinoa
Delicious Big Bowl - Quinoa - February 26, 2007

This quinoa recipe shows you how I might clean out my fridge - white quinoa, potatoes, onions, toasted nuts, and asparagus.

Cauliflower Soup with Gorgonzola
Cauliflower Soup with Gorgonzola - January 15, 2007

From Skye Gyngell's cookbook A Year in my Kitchen this simple, satisfying cauliflower soup recipe is perfect served up with a bit of cold winter weather.

Simple Butternut Squash Tart
Simple Butternut Squash Tart - January 10, 2007

Puff pastry serves as the foundation for this simple yet eye-popping butternut squash tart. The golden crust supports a ricotta cheese slather, caramelized onions, thin slices of bright orange squash, and goat cheese.

Onion Soup without Tears
Onion Soup without Tears - January 7, 2006

A twist on a classic onion soup recipe adapted for cry-babies (like me). Caramelized onions, white wine, butter, vegetable stock, and grated cheese.

Best School Lunch: Sicilian Broccoli and Cauliflower Pasta
Best School Lunch: Sicilian Broccoli and Cauliflower Pasta - February 21, 2005

This healthy, colorful Sicilian broccoli and cauliflower pasta recipe comes from chef Tracy Bates at The Oxbow School in Napa - the students there love it.