01 Yellow Onions
02 Sweet Onions
03 Spanish Onions
Yellow onions have a subtle sweetness that makes them a perfect choice for both savory and sweet recipes like this jam.
They are very sweet without being pungent. They are great for deep frying and roasting as well as for other popular onion recipes.
Often confused with yellow onions, Spanish Onions are sweet and have a lower water content than many onions, making them the best onion for making onion rings!
Prep Time: 10 Min
California extra virgin olive oil Large sweet or yellow onions Large thyme sprigs Bay leaves Rosemary sprig Granulated sugar White wine vinegar Coarse salt to taste
Cook Time: 35 Min
Gather and prep the ingredients. It is important to get everything completely prepared before you start cooking, as it all happens pretty quickly once you get started.
Cook to soften and season. In a large pot, cook the onions in hot oil over moderately high heat until golden brown, about 15 minutes.
Smother it in sugar. Don’t stir, don’t shake, don’t even poke! Leave those onions alone until the sugar has all been melted and is a bubbling liquid.
Cool. Once this Sweet Onion Jam has cooled, you are ready to do just about whatever your heart desires with it. Just remove the herb bundle and discard it first.
– Place a small bowl on a cheeseboard for topping crackers and crostini. – Slather over a bagel with Provolone cheese. – Use it as a topping for smoked or grilled chicken. – Sprinkled over a salad for a burst of sweetness. – Use as an unexpected topping for a hamburger.
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