Cipolle ripiene di magro, or stuffed onions, is a traditional dish from the Emilia-Romagna region in Italy. This delicious recipe can be found in various towns and communes in Emilia-Romagna, such as Bologna, Modena, and Parma. It is a popular dish in local restaurants and can also be prepared at home.

One place where you can find cipolle ripiene di magro is at the Osteria del Sole in Bologna. This historic tavern, located in the heart of the city, serves traditional Emilian cuisine, including this mouthwatering dish. Another option is Trattoria Aldina in Modena, which is known for its authentic regional dishes, including stuffed onions.

To prepare cipolle ripiene di magro, you will need large onions, breadcrumbs, Parmigiano Reggiano cheese, eggs, and a mixture of minced meat and vegetables. The onions are hollowed out and filled with the mixture, then baked until golden and crispy. This dish is often served as a main course or as a side dish with roasted meats.

Cipolle ripiene di magro has received the PAT (Traditional Agri-Food Product) recognition, which guarantees its traditional preparation and ingredients. The specifications for this recognition include using local onions, traditional stuffing ingredients, and following specific cooking methods. This ensures the authenticity and quality of the dish.

– “Cipolle ripiene di magro” – Osteria del Sole (
– “Trattoria Aldina” – Modena Tourism (
– “Cipolle ripiene di magro” – Emilia-Romagna Region (