Barbecued Onions

Barbecue Onions
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  • Total: 55 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 45 mins
  • Servings: 4 servings
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
57 Calories
0g Fat
14g Carbs
1g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 4
Amount per serving
Calories 57
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 190mg 8%
Total Carbohydrate 14g 5%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Protein 1g
Calcium 22mg 2%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

This is a simple way to make a great side dish while you are preparing something else on the barbecue. These onions can be cooked right in the coals on your smoker, or off to the side on your grill. Make sure you use a sweet onion with a tasty barbecue sauce.


  • 4 large sweet onions (Vidalia or Washington)
  • 1/4 cup/60 mL barbecue sauce

Steps to Make It

  1. Trim off the top and outer skin of the onions. Cut a small bowl in the top of the onion and pour in 1 tablespoon of barbecue sauce. Wrap onions tightly in aluminum foil.

  2. Place on grill and cook on an upper rack for about 45 minutes. These onions can also be cooked over a campfire.

  3. Remove wrapped onions from the grill and set them aside to rest for 10 minutes. Carefully unwrap and serve.