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Onion Rings

May/June 1998

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Crunchy, golden onion rings that aren't deep-fried—how can that be? We moisten the onions with tangy buttermilk and then dredge them in seasoned breadcrumbs and then here's the trick: we spray them lightly with olive oil before baking them to crispy perfection.


Onion Rings Recipe

Makes: 4 servings

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Ingredients

  • 2 Vidalia onions
  • 2/3 cup buttermilk
  • 3/4 cup fine dry breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • Olive oil cooking spray

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Lightly oil a baking sheet.
  2. Cut onions into 1/2-inch rounds and separate into rings. Place in a bowl and toss with buttermilk. Combine breadcrumbs, salt and pepper in another bowl. Dredge onion rings in breadcrumbs and place on the prepared baking sheet. Lightly mist with olive oil cooking spray. Bake until lightly browned, about 25 minutes.

Nutrition

Per serving: 133 calories; 1 g fat (0 g sat, 0 g mono); 0 mg cholesterol; 27 g carbohydrates; 4 g protein; 2 g fiber; 452 mg sodium; 237 mg potassium.

Carbohydrate Servings: 1 1/2

Exchanges: 1 starch, 2 vegetable


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Recipe Categories

Servings
4
Preparation/ Technique
Bake
Healthy Frying
Meal/Course
Lunch
Dinner

Holiday
Super Bowl
Type of Dish
Side dish, vegetable
Ease of Preparation
Easy
Ethnic/Regional
American
Total Time
45 minutes or less
Publication
May/June 1998
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