• 2servings
  • 27minutes
  • 271calories

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Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 2 large white onions

  2. 1 egg yolk

  3. 50 g sugar

  4. 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper

  5. 50 ml heavy cream

  6. 1 slice bacon (cooked crisp & crumbled as garnish)

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Preheat oven to 200°C Peel onion, leaving the root-end intact. Cut the non-root end top from the onion & trim the root-end slightly to allow the onion shell to sit flat.

  2. Remove as much of the inside pulp as poss w/o tearing the shell & set the onion top + inside pulp aside. Bake shell in the oven for 10 minute Do not turn off the oven.

  3. Rough chop the onion top + inside pulp. In a non-stick skillet, combine the chopped onion w/sugar + cayenne pepper & simmer till soft. Add cream + egg yolk, stir to mix well & remove from heat.

  4. Mound onion mixture into the onion shells & bake for 7 minute Allow to cool slightly, sprinkle w/crumbled bacon (if using) & serve immediately w/entrée of choice.

  5. NOTE: For those of you who might be put off by the process for preparing the onion shells, this can easily be prepared & served in ramekins.


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