4 Outrageous Onion Recipes for Fall
Pumpkin and zucchini squash, meet fall’s new “it” veggie: the often-overlooked onion. Naturally low in sodium but high in fiber, one medium red, yellow or white onion provides only 30 calories. Peel off the papery skin of this pungent vegetable and you will discover layers of delicious health benefits. Onions contain a powerful antioxidant called quercetin, which studies suggest plays a role in lowering high blood pressure, preventing heart attacks and protecting against cancer. No matter how you slice or dice them, onions deserve superstar status and a top spot in your family’s meals. Here are four autumn-inspired recipes featuring the outrageously delicious and nutritious onion.
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This delicious Rustic Onion Tart with Apple and Gruyere Cheese makes an elegant appetizer or light-bite autumn dinner paired with a crisp green salad. To save prep time, sometimes I use a ready-to-eat refrigerated pie crust. Also, go ahead and make the caramelized onions the night before and store them in the refrigerator. Not in the mood for thyme? Swap it out and use your favorite fresh herbs, such as rosemary or dill.