Onions Stuffed with Garlic and Chestnuts Recipe


Preparation Time5 MinCooking Time1 Hr 20 Min
Ready In1 Hr 25 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexHealthyCuisine
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Spanish onions4 Large
 Bacon slices4 , chopped
 Butter1 Tablespoon
 Garlic head1 , peeled and chopped
 Canned water chestnuts8 Ounce, drained and chopped (1 Can)
 Bread crumbs1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Black pepper1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Apple cider1 Cup (16 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 988 Calories from Fat 151

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 17 g26.6%

Saturated Fat 9.5 g47.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 39.1 mg

Sodium 1296.3 mg54%

Total Carbohydrates 191 g63.7%

Dietary Fiber 25 g100%

Sugars 82.4 g

Protein 22 g44.6%

Vitamin A 8.2% Vitamin C 187.2%

Calcium 41.6% Iron 39.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1) Place the unpeeled onions in boiling water for about 5 minutes.
2) Remove from boiling water and allow to cool.
3) Snap off the tops, peel, and take out the inner stuff.
4) Chop the in-sides of onions and put aside.
5) In frying pan,fry the bacon until crisp.
6) Discard off the fat by draining, add butter and fry the bacon bits,chopped onion,chopped cloves of garlic quickly by turning frequently till just slight brown.
7) Now add the water chestnuts and bread crumbs and allow to brown for another 3 minutes.
8) Add salt and pepper to taste.
9) Stuff each onion with the mixture.
10) Then place in the casserole.
11) Scatter apple cider over and bake at 375 degrees for 45 to 50 minutes till done.

12) Serve hot.