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Red Lettuce with Balsamic Onions Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
G'ma Fran
Added: Tuesday, April 10, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3 sm red onions
1/4 c + 2 tbsp good balsamic vinegar
1 c olive oil
1 1/2 tsp kosher salt
1 tsp ground black pepper
6 tbsp minced shallots
2 tsp Dijon mustard
1/4 c red wine vinegar
2 heads red leaf lettuce, washed, spun dry and torn in pieces (or use romaine)

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 375. Cut onions in 1/2 and slice 1/4 inch thick, place on baking sheet and toss with 1/4 c balsamic vinegar, 1/4 c olive oil, 1 tsp salt and 1/2 tsp pepper. Bake for 12-15 minutes, until onions are tender. Remove from oven and toss with 2 more tablespoons balsamic vinegar and cool to room temperature. Whisk together shallots, mustard, red wine vinegarr, 1/2 tsp salt and 1/2 tsp pepper. While whisking add 3/4 c olive oil until emulsified. To assemble, toss enough lettuce for 6 people with dressing to taste. Place lettuce on 6 plates and arrange onions on top. Sprinkle with salt and pepper and serve.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6

 

 

 

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