Stuffed Onions

This recipe is from one of my Iraqi friends. It is one of the most delicious ways to enjoy onions!

Ingredients

Onions

  • 7 white onions

Filling

  • 2 cups jasmine rice
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup pomegranate molasses
  • 1/4 cup tomato paste
  • 2 tsp cumin
  • 2 tsp ground coriander
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper

Topping

  • 2 cups bone broth
  • 4 cups tomato juice

Instructions

  1. Slice off the top & bottoms of the onions. Boil in a pot of water for 30 minutes. Drain the water & let the onions cool.
  2. Rinse the rice several times & soak in a bowl of water for at least 30 minutes.
  3. Once the onions are cool, slice 1 slit half way through each onion, and carefully peel each layer off.
  4. Mix all of the filling ingredients together & stir over medium heat for 15 minutes.
  5. Stuff the onion layers carefully & roll up. Place them in a casserole dish.
  6. Mix the bone broth & tomato juice together and pour over the onions.
  7. Bake for 1 hour at 350.

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