Melted Onions

READY IN: 3hrs 10mins
Recipe by threeovens

Melted onions are onions that have been slowly cooked in a little salt and olive oil until they completely breakdown and their flavor and character have been changed. They can be used as the basis for a number of recipes, as a topping, or instead of tomato sauce on pizza! This super-simple recipe comes from Hunter Lewis as written in "Saveur" magazine.

Top Review by Sharon123

Simple, easy, delicious! I admit, I did not cook several hours but the onions got nice and browned and I ate them from the pan and over sauce and spaghetti. Thanks! Made for Vegetarian swap Feb. 2013.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine ingredients in a large skillet and cook over low heat, stirring occasionally, until onions break down and are completely soft (they will be a lovely medium to dark brown), several hours.

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