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Stuffed Onions + Bacon and Gruyere Cheese. The perfect side dish recipe to elevate your next meal!

Stuffed Onions + Sage and Gruyére

  • Author: Erin
  • Yield: Serves 4 1x
  • Category: Side Dish
  • Method: Oven
  • Cuisine: American


A unique and absolutely delicious side dish to elevate any meal!


  • 4 large yellow onions (cut off top 1/4, hollow out and roughly chop up insides, cut off bottom just to make flat)
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 6 slices of hickory smoked bacon
  • 2 slices of bread, cubed
  • 1 1/2 cups Gruyere cheese, shredded
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 3/4 Tablespoon ground sage


  1. Preheat oven to 450.
  2. Place onions in deep baking pan.
  3. Add chicken broth.
  4. Bake for 20 minutes and then remove onions from pan, drain liquid, and return them to the pan,
  5. While the onions are baking, cook bacon in skillet until they start to get crispy.
  6. Add onion and let cook down for about 5-7 minutes.
  7. Add bread and mix.
  8. Add sage and pepper.
  9. Fold in 1 cup of cheese.
  10. Stuff onions with bacon mixture and top with additional cheese.
  11. Bake for approximately 20 minutes


Slightly adapted from Martha Stewart, Everyday Food, Fresh Flavors Fast (2010