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Pasta With Asian Shrimp and Vidalia Onion

8 ounces uncooked fettuccine 1/2 cup soy sauce 1/4 cup rice wine vinegar 1 teaspoon ground ginger 1 tablespoon oriental sesame oil 1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper 5 cups Vidalia onion wedges 1 cup sweet red bell pepper cut in 1-inch chunks 1 pound extra-large shrimp, peeled and deveined 2 teaspoons cornstarch Per portion: 413 […]

Grilled Vidalia Onion with Orange-Honey Vinaigrette

2 large (about 1-1/2 pounds) Vidalia Sweet Onions Cut in 8 (1/2 inch thick) slices 1/4 cup orange juice 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 teaspoons red wine vinegar 1-1/2 teaspoons honey or brown sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt a pinch of ground black pepper Per portion: 127 calories 4gm protein 22gm carbohydrate 4gm fat 336mg sodium […]

Vidalia Sweet Onion and Pear Salsa

2 cups chopped Vidalia onions 1 cup diced unpeeled pear 1/2 cup chopped roasted red pepper (from a 7 oz. jar) 2 tablespoons chopped fresh jalapeno pepper 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro 2 tablespoons lime juice 3/4 teaspoon salt Per portion: 38 calories 1gm protein 9gm carbohydrate 0gm fat 282mg sodium 0mg cholesterol In a […]

Vidalia Onion & Ham Bruschetta

4 ounces sliced low fat ham cut into 1-inch pieces (3/4 cup) 1 cup chopped Vidalia onion 1 cup chopped plum tomatoes 2 tablespoons reduced-calorie mayonnaise 1 tablespoon prepared Dijon-style mustard 8 large slices (3/4 inch thick) Italian bread, toasted Per Portion: 245 calories 12gm protein 36gm carbohydrate 6gm fat 916mg sodium 16mg cholesterol Preheat […]

Sweet & Sour Vidalia Onions and Cucumbers

3 cups peeled, seeded and thinly sliced cucumbers 1-1/2 cups thinly sliced Vidalia onions 1/2 cup grated carrot 1/2 cup white vinegar 1/4 cup sugar 2 tablespoons chopped fresh dill or 1 tablespoon dried dill weed 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper 6 cups per portion Contains: 61 calories 1 gm protein 15gm […]

Creamy Apple Dressing

1/2 cup plain low fat yogurt 1/4 cup reduced-calorie mayonnaise 1/4 cup frozen apple juice concentrate, thawed 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1-1/4 teaspoons salt 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper Per portion: 387 calories 30 mg protein 40 mg carbohydrate 13 gm fat 885 mg sodium 79 mg cholesterol In a small bowl combine yogurt, mayonnaise, […]

Sweet Onion Apple and Chicken Salad

3 cups (about 1 pound) diced, unpeeled sweet red apples 2 cups diced cooked chicken breast 1 cup coarsely chopped Vidalia onion 1 cup sliced celery 1/4 cup dark raisins 1/4 cup chopped toasted* walnuts Creamy Apple Dressing (recipe follows) * To roast walnuts: Place in a dry pan over low heat, stirring frequently, until […]

Sweet Onion Quesadillas

This recipe was created to accompany Grilled Spiced Garlic Skirt Steak. Can be prepared in 45 minutes or less. 1 medium-large Vidalia sweet onion olive oil for brushing onion and tortillas four 6- to 7-inch flour tortillas 3/4 cups of grated Monterey Jack cheese with hot peppers (about 3 ounces) 1/4 cup packed fresh coriander […]

Vidalia Sweet Onion Pie

1 1/2 cups finely crushed buttery crackers (such as Ritz crackers) 6 tablespoons (3/4 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature 2 cups thinly sliced Vidalia onions or other sweet onions 3/4 cup milk (do not use low-fat or nonfat) 2 eggs 3/4 teaspoon salt 3/4 cup packed grated sharp cheddar cheese (about 3 ounces) Paprika Chopped […]

Onion Muffuletta Sandwich

Vidalia Sweet Onions star in a nice version of the relish that is essential to this New Orleans specialty. Try the relish on grilled halibut, too. Can be prepared in 45 minutes or less but requires additional unattended time. 1 cup chopped Vidalia onion 1/2 cup drained small Spanish pimiento-stuffed green olives 1/4 cup olive […]