Calabrian recipes: Tropea onion au gratin

Tropea onions au gratin are a truly exceptional side dish, perfect to accompany a nice grilled meat or fish or to be served with a cheese board.

Sweetness and softness of the onions go well with the savouriness and crunchiness of the gratin. In short, all you have to do is contact us, order a huge supply of real red Tropea onions and prepare this excellent side dish. Try this recipe and you will see how wonderful!

Tropea onion au gratin: ingredients

  • 8 red Tropea onions
  • 400 g of bread crumb
  • 50 g of aged pecorino cheese
  • 1 bunch of parsley
  • EVO oil
  • Salt
  • Black pepper

Tropea onion au gratin: the recipe

Remove the outer layer of the onions by dividing them in half by their length.

In a bowl combine bread crumb, pecorino cheese, chopped parsley, oil and salt, then mix everything together.

Take an oven dish and grease it with a little oil. Place the lightly crushed onions inside and season with oil and salt.

Put in the oven at 180°C for 10 minutes. After 10 minutes of cooking, remove the onions and spread the previously prepared gratin over them.

Sprinkle with a drizzle of oil and put them back in the oven at 180°C for 30 minutes. Serve the onions au gratin hot. Enjoy your meal!