These baked onion rings are unbelievable. Perfectly crispy and super tasty, without oil! Feel free to use any kind of onion you like; these would be AMAZING with Vidalia/sweet onions. Just adjust the cooking time if you use big rings. This batter requires zero oils or fats to crisp up beautifully in a hot oven. Imagine the possibilities: on veggie burgers, stacked high in a tower o' rings, or as a side to some awesome pulled jackfruit sandwiches. You’ll want to eat these baked onion rings with everything! A classic made healthy, what more could you ask for? 

Oil-Free Baked Onion Rings [Vegan]

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  • 1 large onion, peeled
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose gluten-free flour
  • 1/4 cup chickpea flour
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1/2-1 cup water


  1. Pre-heat oven to 415°F.
  2. Slice your onions into even rings and pat them dry.
  3. Make the batter by combining all the other ingredients. Adjust the water if it's too thick or add flour if too thin.
  4. Coat the rings evenly and place them on a parchment paper-lined baking sheet. Pop into the oven for about 20 minutes (or until crisp) and just starting to brown. Let cool for a few minutes.
  5. Serve with your favorite sauce or eat as is.

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Nutritional Information

Total Calories: 509 | Total Carbs: 111 g | Total Fat: 2 g | Total Protein: 16 g | Total Sodium: 26 g | Total Sugar: 7 g Note: The information shown is based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice.


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  1. The only problem is wheat flour. Is tarch is sugar is your number one enemy. Good fat on the other hand would be ok. Great recipe all the same.