Wise Ways To Use Your Onions

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! " # (NAPSA)-From mild and sweet to pun­gent and spicy, onions make a great side dish, such as this Onion Sauté They also add lay­ers of fla­vor when paired with other veg­eta­bles. What’s more, onions are good for you. They’re high in vi­ta­min C and a good source of fiber with no fat or sodium. They’re also easy to cook with to cre­ate all kinds of great dishes. For ex­am­ple, you can use this recipe to make a tasty side dish for grilled or baked meat, fish or poul­try, and it only takes about 10 min­utes.

Onion Sauté 7 medium yel­low onions, thinly sliced 1 tea­spoon salt

tea­spoon pep­per 1 ta­ble­spoon fresh chopped pars­ley 1 ta­ble­spoon fresh chopped chives 1 ta­ble­spoon fresh chopped thyme 1 tea­spoon but­ter or mar­garine 1 tea­spoon olive oil Break apart onion slices into in­di­vid­ual rings and place in large mix­ing bowl. Set aside. Com­bine salt, pep­per and herbs in small bowl. Sprin­kle mix­ture over onion rings, toss­ing to com­bine. Heat but­ter and oil in large skil­let; add onions and cook over medium heat. Cook and stir for about 8 min­utes or un­til onions are soft. Makes 6 serv­ings.

½ You can add zest to any meal in min­utes with these onion op­tions:

burg­ers, tacos, home­made sal­sas and rel­ishes for un­matched fla­vor and crisp­ness.

sal­ads and dress­ings.

side dish or top­ping for meat.

! Just slice onions and brush with olive oil, then grill over medium coals un­til ten­der and slightly charred.

" # rice, pasta, meat or veg­eta­bles and bake for a yummy one-dish meal.

$ meat or in a slow-cooker stew for sa­vory, mouth-wa­ter­ing fla­vor.

tex­ture and mild, pleas­ing fla­vor, which is great for a quick, easy side, casseroles or quiches. For a mi­crowave onions recipe, visit http:// bit.ly/easymi­cro-onions.

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