Caramelized Thanksgiving Onions
photo by GREG IN SAN DIEGO
- Ready In:
- 1. Fill a large saucepan or stockpot with water and heat to a rolling boil.
- 2. Add unpeeled onions and blanch for 2 or 3 minutes.
- 3. Drain and allow onions to cool.
- 4. Re-fill the saucepan or stockpot with water sufficient to cover the onions. Add bouillon cubes and heat to boiling temperature.
- 5. Peel each onion by cutting the root end, not the tail end, and then squeezing the onion from its skin.
- 6. Add the peeled onions to the boiling liquid and cook until fork tender but not mushy.
- 7. Remove onions and drain.
- 8. In a large skillet, melt the butter and then add the lemon juice and sugar.
- 9. Stir.
- 10. Add onions and cook until caramelized, gently stirring or rolling them around in the pan frequently until browned.
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