Onion-Walnut Muffins

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Ingredients (8)

  • 1 large onion, or more if needed to make 1 cup puree
  • ½ cup melted unsalted butter
  • 6 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 extra large eggs
  • 1½ teaspoons coarse salt
  • 1½ teaspoons baking powder
  • 1½ cups California walnuts, chopped coarse
  • 1½ cups all-purpose flour

Onion-Walnut Muffins


  1. 1Preheat the oven to 425°F and spray muffin tins with non-stick spray.
  2. 2Peel onion, cut in quarters and puree fine in food processor.
  3. 3Measure puree and increase or decrease the amount to make 1 cup.
  4. 4Beat together butter, eggs and sugar and add pureed onions.
  5. 5Stir in remaining ingredients in the order given and mix batter thoroughly.
  6. 6Fill muffin tins almost full.
  7. 7Bake muffins 20 minutes or until they are puffed and well browned.
  8. 8Recipe Courtesy of Chef Waldy Malouf of Beacon Restaurant, New York City
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