Wednesday, August 6, 2008
This recipe uses turmeric which is a new twist on roasted onions. Turmeric is said to reduce the risk of heart attack and improve arthritis symptoms. Studies have also shown that it can prevent cancer.
So let your taste buds enjoy the flavor and at the same time you'll be experiencing health benefits!
2 large yellow onions, peeled and cut into eighths
1 t. thyme
1/8 t. salt
3 T. olive oil
1 1/2 T balsamic vinegar
1 1/2 t. turmeric powder
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spread onions evenly in a 9-inch-square baking dish. Sprinkle thyme and salt over onions, then drizzle with oil and vinegar. Cover dish with foil and bake until tender, about 50 minutes.
Remove onions from oven. Carefully spoon juices from bottom of pan into small bowl an add turmeric. Mix well. Drizzle juice over onions. Return to oven and bake, uncovered, 5 minutes. Serve hot or warm.
Yield: 4 servings
Herbs for Health, August 2007