Cipolle alla Griglia

Grilled Onion Slices

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Alastair Little's Italian Kitchen

Alastair Little's Italian Kitchen

By Alastair Little

Published 1996

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Everyone likes the aroma of grilling onions.


  • 2 large Spanish type onions, peeled
  • very good olive oil
  • salt and pepper


Heat a ridged grill pan or barbecue to medium, and have ready 10–12 bamboo skewers soaked in water (get these in a Chinese supermarket).

Slice the onions horizontally 1 cm thick; you should have 8–12 slices. Carefully insert the skewers through the side of each onion slice. This will hold all the rings together on the grill as they cook. Lightly brush with oil and season. Grill on one s