Roasted Onions with Herbed Bread Crumbs

Roasted Onions with Herbed Bread Crumbs

From the Thermador and Tastespotting Ultimate Recipe Contest

Submitted by: Lily Julow

Sweet Spanish onion halves, roasted and topped with bread crumbs, butter and herbs. Yum! 


Serving size: 4-6

2 or 3 large Spanish onions, peeled & cut crosswise in half
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
2 tablespoons soft unsalted butter
Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
6 tablespoons fine bread crumbs
6 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
1 tablespoon finely chopped parsley
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1 teaspoon  dried rosemary 
2 cloves garlic, minced or grated

Heat oven to 400 degrees. In a small bowl, combine olive oil and butter and mix well.
On a foil-lined baking sheet, brush onions on both sides with olive oil-butter mixture season with salt and pepper. Turn placing onions, cut sides down on baking  sheet and roast until tender and lightly browned, about 15 to 20 minutes.

Meanwhile, stir together bread crumbs, Parmesan, butter, parsley, oregano, rosemary, and garlic in a small bowl; sprinkle evenly over onions and continue baking until topping is golden brown, about 15 minutes more.