Onions Agrodolce (Sweet and Sour Onions)

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 25 mins

From Elizabeth David's 'A Book of Mediterranean Food'.


  1. Put the onions in a heavy saucepan with the olive oil over moderately-high heat.
  2. As soon as the onions start to brown, add the port, vinegar, brown sugar raisins and salt and cayenne pepper to taste.
  3. Simmer slowly until the onions are quite soft and the sauce has turned to a thick syrup.
  4. Serve at room temperature with roast or grilled meats.
Most Helpful

5 5

Very good! Had it along homemade paté.

5 5

We enjoyed this with grilled venison steaks. I used balsamic vinegar and loved the flavor from the raisins. Thanks~