Grilled French Onion

This is a simple and very easy recipe for camping or just grilling out. It’s ALWAYS a hit at my campsite. You can also use an apple with cinnamon and sugar, simply replace the bouillon cube with the cinnamon/sugar, and have homemade dessert in 20 minutes at your campsite.


1 sweet onion, large
1 beef bouillon cube


Peel onion, cut a “circle” in the top, slice crosswise almost completely through. Place bouillon cube in the “circle”, and a half pat of butter between each crosscut. Wrap in aluminum foil tightly. Put on grill for 15 or 20 minutes. Serve individual onions in foil.

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1 serving

Preparation Time: 

5 min to prep.

Start to Finish Time: 

25 min.

Preparation Method


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I actually saw this on Food

I actually saw this on Food Network a couple of years back. I think it was on Paula Dean.

awesome thought --

awesome thought -- cinnamon-sugar baked onion. THANK YOU!!!!!!!!!