Grilled Green Onions are a fantastic and delicious accompaniments to a thick, juicy steak of your choice.
The onions caramelize and become soft, buttery, and sweet, while maintaining the ever-delicious onion flavor. These grilled green onions are salty and sweet with a little onion bite to them.
Be sure to buy the largest green onions you can find. If using small green onions, bundle several together or cook them on a piece of aluminum foil.
Grilled Green Onions Recipe
18 large green onions*
1/2 cup olive oil
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/4 teaspoon freshly-ground black pepper
Salt to taste
* Also know as Spring Onions and Scallions.
Trim onions, leaving about 2 inches of green top.
In a shallow dish, combine olive oil, garlic, pepper, and salt (do not over salt as the onion shrink and could become too salty). Add onions and stir to coat onions evenly. Cover dish and refrigerate at least 1 hour or overnight.
When ready to use, preheat Barbecue grill.
Remove prepared onions from refrigerator, drain and discard marinade.
Grill 3 or 4 minutes on each side or until they are wilted and juar slightly charred.
Remove from grill and let cool to room temperature (these hold well while our we grill our steaks or other meats).