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"1956" Stuffed Onions

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“This is a recipe that my grandmother used to make and taught it to me. Ironically, it is from a home-economics book that she had in school wayyyy back in 1956. My children are reputed "onion haters" but devour these every time... I always have to make the entire recipe for just the 3 of us.”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook onions in the boiling, salted water for 20 minutes; Drain and cool.
  2. Cook sausage in frying pan until lightly browned; Drain off fat.
  3. Remove the centers of the onions, leaving a bottom so that the filling does not fall through; Set aside.
  4. Add beans, chopped onion centers, and seasonings to cooked sausage; mix well.
  5. Divide mixture and stuff into the 6 onion"bowls" you have created; place in baking dish.
  6. Mix bread crumbs, celery, and brown sugar together; sprinkle onto the top of each onion.
  7. Bake onions at 350 degrees F for 30 minutes.
  8. Wonderful when served with fresh, steamed green beans and clover leaf rolls.

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