Balsamic Roasted RealSweet Rubies


For the onions:

  • 3-4 RealSweet® Rubies® (approx. 1 1/2 lbs)
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon chopped fresh oregano
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper

For the glaze:

  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
  1. Preheat the oven to 400F.
  2. Slice off any roots from the onions, leaving the firm root centers intact.
  3. Cut the onions in half from tip to root.
  4. Peel off the skins and all papery layers.
  5. Cut each half into 4 wedges, slicing through the root so that the wedges stay intact.
  6. pray a 1 to 1 1/2 quart baking dish (9-inch round or oval, 8-inch square) with cooking spray.
  7. Pack the onions as tightly into the prepared dish.
  8. Drizzle on the olive oil and balsamic vinegar.
  9. Sprinkle on oregano, salt, pepper evenly over the top. Reserve some oregano for serving.
  10. Don’t stir or mix! Cover the baking dish with foil and bake for 30 minutes.
  11. Remove the foil and continue to bake for an additional 30 minutes.
  12. While the onions are in the oven, make the glaze. In a small bowl, mix the balsamic vinegar, olive oil, dijon mustard, salt, and pepper.
  13. After the onions have been roasting for 30 mins uncovered, remove from the oven and pour the glaze over the onions.
  14. Continue cooking for another 10 minutes, or until the onions are tender.
  15. Sprinkle the onions with the remaining 1 teaspoon oregano before serving.

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