Barbecue baked onions

Heather Disarro

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Barbecue baked onions are a 2-ingredient wonder that will leave your family asking for more. Sweet onions are sliced and then slow-baked in your favorite barbecue sauce for a perfect side every time.

barbecue grilled onions

Barbecue grilled onions

Serves 4-6


  • 4 large whole sweet onions, peeled
  • 1-1/4 cups barbecue sauce of choice


  1. Cut each onion with a deep X shape, making sure not to cut all the way through.
  2. Place the onions in the middle of a large sheet of heavy duty aluminum foil.
  3. Drizzle evenly with barbecue sauce.
  4. Wrap the foil around the onions, making sure to seal it well to keep the steam from escaping.
  5. Heat a grill to about 350 degrees F.
  6. Place the onions on a top rack, and grill at 350 degrees F for 75 to 90 minutes.
  7. You may also place them in a 350 degree F oven for the same amount of time.
  8. Allow to cool for about 5 to 10 minutes before opening.
  9. Serve hot alongside your family's favorite protein for a delicious meal.

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Heather Disarro
Heather is the writer behind the food blog, Heather’s Dish, and the coordinator of the beauty blog, Faces of Beauty. She and her husband live at the base of the Rocky Mountains in the Denver metro area and are constantly active, especially with their two crazy lab mixes Bunker and Keira. They had their first baby, Weston, in March 2012 and have been boundlessly blessed by him every day of his life. You can find more at Heather’s personal blogs, Heather’s Dish and Faces of Beauty or send her a tweet at @heathersdish.