Roasted Onions with Walnuts Crumbs

By: Dorine Lam, RDN, MS, MPH


Walnuts crumbs used in this recipe

  • 2 large sweet white onions, cut crosswise into 1/2 inch-thick slices
  • Extra Virgin Olive oil
  • Salt and black pepper, to taste


  • 8 tbsp. ground walnuts, toasted and ground
  • 2 tbsp. butter, melted
  • 1 tbsp. finely chopped parsley
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • 1/4 tsp poppy seeds
  • 1 tsp sesame seeds
  • 1/2 tsp. ground oregano
  • 1/4 tsp. ground thyme


  1. Heat oven to 450°.
  2. On a foil-lined baking sheet, brush the onion slices liberally with oil, season with salt and pepper.
  3. Bake for 10 mins until soft and lightly caramelized, about 15 minutes. Turning once, try not to break the onion apart.
  4. While the onion is baking, stir together the toppings ingredients in a small bowl.
  5. When the onion is lightly browned, take it out of the oven. Divide the toppings equally all the onion slices have a fair amount of toppings. Spread evenly.
  6. Continue baking until topping is golden brown, about 15 minutes more.

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Walnuts crumbs used in this recipe