Serve with Sangiovese or Barbera
2 14-ounce bags frozen pearl onions
4 T butter, diced into small cubes
½ cup chopped Basil leaves (or your favorite premade pesto)
½ cup parmesan cheese
½ cup diced sundried tomatoes
Salt & Pepper to taste
Place all ingredients except parmesan and salt and pepper in a microwave safe shallow bowl. Microwave on high until onions are hot, stirring once or twice (total of 10-12 minutes). Remove from microwave and sprinkle with parmesan cheese. Serve with cocktail picks. OR, warm up some pocket bread in the microwave, quarter it and let guests put 3 or so onions in a quarter of pocket bread.