Stuffed Texas onions Toluca

Source: Hometown Cooking


  • 4 Texas Spring Sweet or Other Sweet onions (4 Inches in Diameter Each)
  • 4 Ounces Chorizo
  • 4 Ounces Lean Ground Beef
  • 1/4 Teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 Teaspoon pepper
  • 4 Slices Muenster, Gruyere, or Mexican Goat Cheese (1 Ounce Each)
  • 4 flour Tortillas
  • 1/3 Cup Picante Sauce
  • 1/3 Cup Guacamole


  • 1. Remove a Slice From Top (stem End) of Each Onion so it Sits Flat.Starting at Opposite End (root End), Hollow Each Onion, LeavingAbout a 1/2-Inch-Thick Shell. Place onions in a Steamer Basket.Place in a Dutch Oven Over Boiling water; Cover And Steam 20Minutes. Remove; Cool Until Easy to Handle.
  • 2. Meanwhile, For Filling, in a Medium Saucepan Cook And StirSausage, Ground Beef, salt, And pepper About 10 Minutes or UntilMeat is Brown. Drain in Colander.
  • 3. Arrange onions in an 8x8x2-Inch Baking Pan. Spoon Sausage FillingInto onions. Top Each Onion With a Cheese Slice. Bake in a 350Degree f Oven For 10 Minutes. Wrap Tortillas in Foil And Heat in TheOven Alongside onions For 10 Minutes. Remove onions And TortillasFrom Oven. Adjust Oven Rack so onions Will be 5 to 6 Inches FromHeat. Turn Oven to Broil. Broil onions 2 to 3 Minutes or UntilCheese Begins to Turn Light Brown. Place One Tortilla on Each Plate.Top Each With an Onion. Serve With Picante Sauce And Guacamole.

Makes 4 Servings.

  • note: if onions Are Too Large, Peel Off Outer Layers Until They Are
  • 4 Inches in Diameter.

Dietary Exchanges: 1-1/2 Starch, 2 Vegetable, 2 High-Fat Meat, 2Fat.

Nutritional Facts Per Serving

Calories: 483 , Total Fat: 28g , Saturated Fat: 13g , Cholesterol:

  • 69mg , Sodium: 1149mg , Carbohydrate: 33g , Fiber: 1g , Protein:
  • 23g

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