Tropea red onion flower

Tropea red onion flower
Description

Tropea red onion is characterized by a sweet, light and crunchy taste. It grows in Calabria, between Nicotera, in the province of Vibo Valentia, and Campora San Giovanni, in the municipality of Amantea. The soil of these lands are characterized by particular substances that make the red onion particularly sweet. Tropea red onions are healthy, because they contain iron, potassium, fiber and vitamins A, B6, C and E. They are suitable for countless recipes but they are generally used slightly fried for sauces or sautéed vegetables. Today we present them with an easy recipe that will surprise you. Let's find out how to make an elegant Tropea red onion flower.

Ingredients
  • 1 Tropea red onion

  • balsamic vinegar

  • extra virgin olive oil

  • salt

  • pepper

Preparation
Tropea red onion flower

Cut the onion into wedges, being careful not to cut it to the end. The onion must remain compact during the cooking process.

Tropea red onion flower

Pour some extra virgin olive oil on the onion.

Tropea red onion flower

Then add balsamic vinegar, salt and pepper to your taste.

Tropea red onion flower

Cover the pan with some tinfoil.

Tropea red onion flower

Bake for about 20 minutes in a preheated 200° degrees oven.

Tropea red onion flower

Remove the tinfoil, cook for another 10 minutes and serve it.

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