Caramelized Onions

READY IN: 55mins
Recipe by SharleneW

Caramelizing onions transforms them into a savory, almost sweet golden-brown tango. Sweet onions like Vidalia and Oso will carmelize a little faster, but any onion will work. I love caramelized onions as a side-dish for any meat dish or scattered over a pizza. Also good on hamburgers and scrambled eggs. Plus you gotta have them if you want to make French Onion Soup!

Top Review by Sharon123

Sharlene, these were easy to cook and turned out nice and browned. I like eating it by the spoonful! So yummy! Thanks!!!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 12 lbs onions, peeled, halved, and thinly sliced
  • 1 teaspoon garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • salt and pepper


  1. In 3-quart pan over medium-high heat, frequently stir onions and garlic in oil until onions start to become limp; reduce heat to medium-low and stir frequently until onions are very soft and browned, 40 to 45 minutes.
  2. If onions start to stick to the pan, reduce heat further and stir in 2 tablespoons water.
  3. Add salt and pepper to taste.

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