Baked Caramelized Onions

Whip up a batch at the beginning of the week, then enjoy these beauties tossed with roasted vegetables, incorporated into sandwiches or mixed into scrambled eggs all week long!

Ingredients:
5 pounds yellow or red onions, or a mixture of both (about 5-6 onions total)
¼ cup olive oil
1 tablespoon salt

Method:
1. Preheat oven to 400°. Peel and trim onions, then half and cut into ¼-inch slices.

2. Place onion slices into a large stockpot or Dutch oven, then drizzle with the olive oil and sprinkle with salt, tossing to distribute. Cover and place in oven.

3. Bake onions for 2 to 2½ hours until golden brown, stirring the onions every 15 minutes or so, scraping the sides of the pot so that the onions do not stick. Store the caramelized onions in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks.

Wild Rice Salad with Blueberries, Corn & Almonds

This Bon Appetit recipe shines the spotlight on summer blueberries and fresh corn!

Ingredients:
1 cup wild rice
¼ cup almonds
1 ear of corn, kernels cut from cob
½ cup blueberries
2 tablespoons chopped red onion
2 tablespoons finely chopped parsley
Freshly ground black pepper
Sea salt
For dressing:
1 garlic clove, finely grated
Juice of 1 lemon
2 teaspoons Champagne vinegar or white wine vinegar
1 teaspoon sugar
¼ teaspoon curry powder
¼ cup olive oil
Kosher salt, freshly ground pepper

Method:
1. Cook wild rice in a small saucepan of boiling lightly salted water until tender, 35–45 minutes. Drain and spread out on a large rimmed baking sheet and let cool.

2. Meanwhile, preheat oven to 350°. Toast almonds on a rimmed baking sheet, tossing halfway through, until golden brown, 8–10 minutes. Let cool, then coarsely chop.

3. Whisk garlic, lemon juice, vinegar, sugar and curry powder in a small bowl to combine. Whisking constantly, gradually add oil until emulsified; season with salt and pepper.

4. Toss the rice, almonds, corn, blueberries, onion, and parsley in a medium bowl to combine. Drizzle with dressing and toss to coat. Season with salt and pepper.

Pickled Red Onions

Quick-pickled in vinegar, these onions wonderfully complement game day staples like burgers, tacos and of course, chili!

Ingredients:
1 medium red onion
2 tablespoons white vinegar or apple cider vinegar
Pinch sea salt
Pinch dried oregano

Method:
1. Thinly-slice red onion and place in a shallow bowl or jar. Drizzle with vinegar and then pour over water to cover.

2. Add pinches of both salt and oregano, stirring gently to mix. Cover and let onions sit for several hours or overnight in fridge.

Hearty & Healthy Recipes

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You’ll be feeling good with this week’s selection of wholesome whole grains, from the nutty and earthy organic farro orzo pasta—try it tossed with fresh peppers and onions, or baked in our signature chicken stock—to the subtly-sweet multigrain bread fit for toasting and slathering with our homemade apricot jam. Accompanied by a wealth of late-summer produce including multicolor string beans, super-sweet corn and beautiful beets, this healthful lineup is rounded out by our housemade Grana-style cheese and a French white wine.

Here are a few recipe ideas for the week:

Baked Farro Orzo
Flavorful and filling, this satisfying baked dish is wonderful served alongside mixed roasted vegetables.

Roasted Summer Vegetables with Tarragon Vinaigrette
Take note: This light, tarragon-kissed vinaigrette is also wonderful on salads or tossed with pretty much any roasted veggie.

Farro Orzo with Peppers
Tossed with a bevy of fresh herbs, garlic and cherry tomatoes, this is one satisfying side dish.

Roasted Red Peppers, Potatoes & Onions with Rosemary
This easy roasted side dish is fragrant with fresh rosemary.

Green Bean Salad with Mustard Vinaigrette
Tossed with a Dijon mustard and sherry vinaigrette, these beans boast bright, zesty flavor.

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