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    Onion Butter Without Butter

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    2 hrs 10 mins

    10 mins

    2 hrs

    Dancer^'s Note:

    This has so many uses--I'm sure you will find a bunch and LF.

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    Ingredients:

    Yield:

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Place a small amount of dark sesame oil in a heavy pot and heat up.
    2. 2
      Add the onions and a small pinch of sea salt.
    3. 3
      Sauté the onions, stirring constantly, for 3 to 5 minutes until the onions are translucent.
    4. 4
      Add enough water to just cover the onions.
    5. 5
      Bring to a boil, reduce the flame to low, and simmer several hours until the onions become dark brown in color and very sweet in flavor.
    6. 6
      Occasionally during the cooking process, you may need to add small amounts of water to prevent burning.
    7. 7
      When the onions butter is done, allow to cool completely before placing it in a tightly sealed jar and refrigerating.
    8. 8
      Use immediately or store.
    9. 9
      Instead of using onions, finely chopped carrots, squash, apples, or other fruits and vegetables may be used.
    10. 10
      To avoid the use of oil, the water-sautéing method may be used instead.
    11. 11
      At the end of cooking, tamari or pureed miso can be used for a different flavor.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on March 22, 2006

      55

      I really love the low-fat aspect of this recipe, but love the flavour of slow cooked onions even more. I added a couple of tsp of tamari, and next time I think I'll try a bit of balsamic vinegar. This is one of those recipes you can play around with to your liking. Thanks!

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    • on November 27, 2005

      55

      This is so easy, it minds itself on the stove.I kept the heat on "2" (electric stove) for 3 1/2 hours. This is great on crackers, bottom layer for a bruchetts with parmasan, serve as a side dish with steak, it does as you say Dancer have a hundred uses - thanks for posting

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    Nutritional Facts for Onion Butter Without Butter

    Serving Size: 1 (1102 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 231.0
     
    Calories from Fat 3
    71%
    Total Fat 0.4 g
    0%
    Saturated Fat 0.1 g
    0%
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    0%
    Sodium 307.1 mg
    12%
    Total Carbohydrate 55.6 g
    18%
    Dietary Fiber 7.7 g
    30%
    Sugars 23.5 g
    94%
    Protein 5.0 g
    10%

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