One of my favorite restaurant side dishes in baked onion rings. I love the crispiness of the outside and the hot and delicious onion flavor inside the coating. But the original version is full of fat and calories. These baked onion rings have all the flavor of deep fried ones but are much more healthy.
Lightened up Baked Onion Rings.
I wanted something that had a crispy texture, so instead of deep frying, I chose to bake these. The taste comes from the nice mixture of coating seasonings.
The end result was a nice crunchy and savory onion ring that makes a great side dish or appetizer course for a party.
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- 1 Vidalia onion
- 1/3 cup of rolled oats
- 1/4 tsp black pepper
- 1/4 tsp crushed red pepper
- 1/4 tsp garlic salt
- 1/4 tsp seasoned salt
- 1/3 cup unsweetened almond milk
- 2 egg whites
- Preheat the oven to 450 degrees.
- Meanwhile, put the oats into a food processor and pulse to grind it into a flour consistency
- Combine the spices with the ground oatmeal and set aside.
- Mix the almond milk with the egg whites in a separate bowl.
- Peel the onion and slice it and then separate it into rings.
- Place each ring into the milk solution for a few seconds and then roll in the flour. Place on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
- Cook for 10 minutes (watch to make sure it doesn't get too browned.)
- Serve with your favorite dipping sauce.
Amount Per Serving Calories 128 Total Fat 2g Saturated Fat 0g Trans Fat 0g Unsaturated Fat 1g Cholesterol 0mg Sodium 457mg Carbohydrates 23g Fiber 3g Sugar 9g Protein 7g
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