Archive for April, 2009

“Fried” Onion Rings

Wednesday, April 1st, 2009

Enjoy the comfort food taste of fried onion rings without the fats associated with frying.


3 servings olive oil cooking spray

1/4 cup all-purpose flour

1/4 tsp garlic powder

1/8 tsp dry mustard

1/4 tsp table salt

2 large Spanish onions, sliced 1/4″ thick rounds, and separated into rings

1/2 cup buttermilk

1 cup seasoned bread crumbs


Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Coat a large baking sheet with cooking spray.

In a large bowl, combine flour, garlic powder, dry mustard and salt. Add onions and toss to coat.

Pour buttermilk into another large bowl, add onions and toss to coat (use your hands for the best result).

Place bread crumbs in another large bowl, add onions and toss to coat. Transfer onions to prepared baking sheet and spray with cooking spray.

Bake until golden brown, about 35 minutes. Serve hot.

Serves 4

Nutrition Facts

Nutrition (per serving): 233.1 calories; 16% calories from fat; 4.3g total fat; 0.3mg cholesterol; 529.2mg sodium; 1 94.7mg potassium; 42.lg carbohydrates; 2.8g fiber; 6.6g sugar; 6.3g protein.