Smoked Bacon Wrapped French Vidalia Onion

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  1. Campit

    Campit EAT SLEEP CAMP

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    I saw this recipe today. This is on my list to try. It sure looks yummy to me.


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    Smoked Bacon Wrapped French Vidalia Onion.

    4 large Vidalia onions. 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil. 1 1/2 tablespoon Montreal seasoning 4 thick slices bacon 4 ounces Gruyere, slice & torn. 2 tablespoons flat leaf parsley, chopped. Basting Sauce:3/4 cup beef broth. 1/4 cup dry vermouth. 1/4 teaspoon lemon thyme 1/2 tablespoon Montreal seasoning. Prep smoker to 250 degrees F. Peel and cut about 1/2” of the onion tops. Trim off a small amount of the bottom of onions so they stand upright. With spoon, scoop out a few of the inner the layers of the onion leaving the majority of the outer layers. Brush onions with olive oil and liberally sprinkle seasoning over each onion. Wrap bacon slices around each onion; secure with toothpick. Combine basting sauce ingredients in a mixing bowl. Put 2 tablespoons of sauce in the center of each onion. Smoke for 2 hours. Baste every 30 minutes. The last 5-10 minutes, place cheese inside and around onions allowing melting. Garnish with parsley Yields-4 servings


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  2. fritz_monroe

    fritz_monroe New Member

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    Sounds really good. Will have to remember to try this.
     
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    2 of our favorite things: Bacon & Vidalia onions. Yum! Will have to try.
     
  5. Campit

    Campit EAT SLEEP CAMP

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    rjniles, I've seen the bacon bowls in commercials lately. I'm hoping to hear some feedback on them from somebody.

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    BelchFire I speak fluent vise-grip

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    rjniles, Turn a muffin tin upside down and use that to make bacon bowls for nothing. Put it on a roasting rack inside a 9x13 pan and you can even catch the lard drippings. [;)]
     
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    Now that's clever [A]
     

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