Balsamic Onions with Honey

Balsamic Onions with Honey

3 large red onions (about 3 pounds)
1 tablespoon plus 1/4 cup water
6 tablespoons honey
1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
OR
1/4 cup red wine vinegar
3 tablespoons butter or margarine – melted
1 teaspoon paprika
1 teaspoon ground coriander
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper

Peel onions and cut crosswise into halves. Place cut-side down in shallow baking dish just large enough to hold onions in single layer. Sprinkle with 1 tablespoon water; cover with foil. Bake at 350ºF 30 minutes. Combine honey, vinegar, remaining 1/4 cup water, butter, paprika, coriander, salt and red pepper in small bowl. Remove onions from oven and turn cut side up. Spoon half of honey mixture over onions. Bake, uncovered, 15 minutes more.

Baste with remaining honey mixture; bake 15 minutes more or until tender. Serve with poultry or pork.