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    New Orleans Braised Onions

    Source of Recipe

    America's Everyday Diabetes Cookbook

    Recipe Introduction

    10 Servings; 0 Points per serving

    List of Ingredients

    2 to 3 large Spanish onions
    6 to 9 whole cloves
    1/2 teaspoon salt
    1/2 teaspoon cracked black peppercorns
    Pinch ground thyme
    Grated zest and juice of 1 orange
    1/2 cup condensed beef broth, undiluted
    Finely chopped fresh parsley, optional
    Hot pepper sauce, optional


    Get out your slow cooker.

    Stud onions with cloves. Place in slow cooker stoneware and
    sprinkle with salt, peppercorns, thyme and orange zest. Pour
    orange juice and beef broth over onions, cover and cook on
    Low for 8 hours or on High for 4 hours, until onions are tender.

    Keep onions warm. In a saucepan over medium
    heat, reduce cooking liquid by half.

    When ready to serve, cut onions into quarters. Place on a
    deep platter and cover with sauce. Sprinkle with parsley,
    if desired, and pass the hot pepper sauce, if desired.

    Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/10 of recipe):
    Calories: 20, Carbohydrate: 4 g, Fiber: 1 g, Protein: 1 g,
    Fat: 0 g, Sodium: 188 mg, Cholesterol: 0 mg

    Diabetic Exchanges: 1 Vegetable




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