Caramelized Onions


Yield: 8 People


Work: 40 Minutes


Total: 50 Minutes


How to

  • Gather Ingredients and Tools and prep Ingredients as indicated.

  • In a large Saute Pan, heat Oil and melt Butter, then add Onions and season with Salt.

  • Cover with a Lid and cook on low heat for 10 Minutes, stirring occasionally and replacing Lid.

  • Remove Lid and cook on medium low heat, stirring often while keeping an even layer. Keeping the Onions in an even layer help even browning.

  • Add the Vinegar once Onions are golden and caramelized, then transfer to a Bowl to cool.


  • Try adding fresh chopped Thyme.

  • For really sweet Onions, add a little Honey at the end.

  • Try blending the finished product and mixing with Sour Cream to make a Dip.


  • 2 Medium White Onions, peeled and cut in half from top to bottom, sliced into ¼” half circles

  • 2 Tbsp Oil

  • 2 Tbsp Butter

  • 2 Tbsp Apple Cider Vinegar

  • 1 Tbsp Salt


  • Knife

  • Cutting Board

  • Bowl 

  • Measuring Cup

  • Measuring Spoons

  • Saute Pan with Lid

  • Spoon

  • Airtight Container


  • Airtight Container in the Refrigerator for 5 days.

Use Your Caramelized Onions in the following Recipes:

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