Sweet and Sour Pearls (Onions)

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READY IN: 6hrs 30mins
Recipe by Dreamer in Ontario

This recipe for crock pot pearl onions sounds interesting and I'm hoping to try it. I'm posting it so it won't get lost. Source: Canadian Living's Slow Cooker Favourites. Preparation time is an estimate. If anyone tries this before I do, let me know how long it took you.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cover onions with boiling water in a heatproof bowl and let stand for 30 seconds.
  2. Drain and peel.
  3. Combine onions, orange rind, bay leaf, 1 cup water, raisins, oil, vinegar, tomato paste, salt, pepper and garlic in slow cooker (slow cooker should be 1/2 to 3/4 full).
  4. Cover and cook on low for 6 hours or until onions are tender.
  5. Discard bay leaf.
  6. Mix cornstarch with 2 tbsp water and stir into slow cooker.
  7. Cover and cook on high for 10 minutes or until thickened.

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