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Roasted Onions with Cheese Topping


  • 1 large sweet onion
  • 2 tsp. olive oil
  • salt and pepper
  • 1/2 c. beef broth
  • 2 tsp. Worchestershire sauce
  • 1 c. shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 3 tsp. fresh thyme divided
  • 1/2 c. bread crumbs
  • 1-2 Tbsp. balsamic.


  1. Preheat oven to 450° .
  2. Mix the cheese, 1 teaspoon thyme and breadcrumbs, set aside.
  3. Coat baking dish with cooking spray.  Trim off  a little from the bottoms of each onion half and remove the peeling.  Arrange the halves, cut side down in baking dish.
  4. In a bowl, mix the beef broth, 2 teaspoons thyme, and worchestershite sauce. Pour this mixture over the onions and cover with foil. Bake at 450° for about 30 minutes. After 30 minutes, uncover and continue baking for another 30 minutes.
  5. Remove onions from the oven and if they are tender when pierced with a knife top with some of the cheese/breadcrumb mixture and bake for another 5-10 minutes until cheese has melted and browned.