Mediterranean-Style Onions

Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr

Take your pick! Serve as an hors' d'oeuvre, a side dish for cold cuts, or a salad for a main course.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a saucepan, put onions in 1-in of water. Add vinegar, tomato paste, olive oil, bay leaf, thyme, salt, black pepper, sugar and raisins.
  2. Cover. Cook over low heat about 15 minute until onions are barely tender. Do not overcook. Transfer to shallow dish.
  3. Pour sauce over onions, Cool and sprinkle with parsley. Chill at least 1 hour.


Most Helpful

This was very nice! I don't know if we get frozen pearl onions here, so I used fresh 'baby' onions. this did mean I had to cook them a little longer, maybe twenty-five minutes, and even so, DH would have preferred them cooked a little longer, but for me they were fine. Extremely easy to prepare, and a nice side-dish, a gentle flavour that we found very pleasant. Very nice for a Sunday buffet with guests! Thanks, Julie! Made for ZWT5

Karen Elizabeth May 18, 2009

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