Grilled Cipollini Onions


This is a delicious side for any grilled meat or fish. The onions are sweet and grilling them brings out a creamy delicious favor. Cipollini onions have a paper-thin skin. Some people prefer to leave it on in the cooking process.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Additional Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
55 mins
4 servings


  • 2 wooden skewers, or as needed

  • 12 cipollini onions, peeled

  • ½ cup coarsely chopped fresh basil

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 1 teaspoon seasoned salt (such as LAWRY'S®)


  1. Fill a shallow dish with water; soak wooden skewers in water for 30 minutes.

  2. Place onions, basil, oil, and salt in a bowl; toss to coat onions. Refrigerate until flavors blend, 30 to 60 minutes.

  3. Preheat an outdoor grill for medium-high heat and lightly oil the grate.

  4. Thread onions onto prepared skewers, weaving basil between onions.

  5. Cook onions on the preheated grill, turning once, until sweet and tender, about 10 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

62 Calories
3g Fat
7g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 62
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 3g 4%
Saturated Fat 1g 3%
Sodium 230mg 10%
Total Carbohydrate 7g 3%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 7mg 35%
Calcium 14mg 1%
Iron 0mg 1%
Potassium 21mg 0%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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