Baked Blooming Onion


1 red onion
1/4 cup Panko bread crumbs
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon paprika
1 egg white (beaten slightly)

Spicy Dipping Sauce:

3 tbsp. cottage cheese (put in blender till smooth)
1 tbsp. mayonnaise
1/8 tsp. horseradish
1/4 tsp. cayenne pepper
salt & pepper.

Mix and serve with onion.


  1. Cut the red onion 3/4 of the way down as many times as possible.
  2. Combine crumbs, garlic, paprika and egg white.
  3. Drizzle this over the onion, spray with olive oil if desired.
  4. Bake at 375 degrees F for 40-50 minutes.