Spinach With Sweet Red Onion

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by Sharon123

A spinach salad topped with bright red onions and a decidedly different sauce! From Better Homes & Gardens magazine(Dec.2003).

Top Review by ellie_

Very good and a nice-change-of-pace from the usual spinach salad. I also used the geradine option and my spinach was mixed with some raddicco. Thanks for sharing!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 large red onions, halved and sliced (3 cups)
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 cup red wine
  • 14 cup grenadine or 14 cup boysenberry syrup
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 14 teaspoon salt
  • 2 (5 ounce) packagesfresh Baby Spinach (16 cups)
  • salt and black pepper


  1. In a nonstick skillet cook the onions in hot butter for 5 to 8 minutes or until tender, stirring occasionally.
  2. Add the wine, syrup, sugar, and salt.
  3. Bring to boiling; reduce heat.
  4. Boil gently, uncovered, about 15 minutes or until most of the liquid has evaporated and liquid is syrupy.
  5. Meanwhile, place the spinach in a very large serving bowl.
  6. Spoon the onion mixture over spinach; toss to combine.
  7. Season with salt and pepper.
  8. Serve immediately.
  9. Makes 10 servings.
  10. Enjoy!

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