Roasted Onions with Herb-Butter Sauce

Roasted Onions with Herb-Butter Sauce

Prep Time

5 minutes

Cook Time

10 minutes


8 people

This simple side dish or appetizer is so quick to make and packed full of explosive fresh flavor, it embodies the coming of Spring.

Recipe and image provided by the National Onion Association.


  • 4 medium onions
  • 1/4 cup fresh herbs (such as thyme, oregano, sage and marjoram)
  • 1/4 cup butter


  • 1 While roasting four medium onions, prepare this simple herb butter sauce. Trim leaves from fresh herbs such as sage, thyme, oregano or marjoram.
  • 2 In a small skillet, melt ¼ cup butter. Add about ¼ cup packed fresh herbs. Cook, stirring over medium heat until butter begins to brown and the herbs are crispy. (Be careful not to burn butter or herbs.)
  • 3 When onions are soft, remove from oven cut in half and service with herb butter sauce.


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