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Caramelized Onions

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recipe is ready in over 5 hrs time: over 5 hrs

serves/makes:   1 quart


recipe id: 94184
cook method: crock pot

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6 cups onions, peeled, halved and sliced into 1/8th-inch thick slices
1 stick butter


Place onions in the crock pot with the butter on top.

Leave cover slightly askew and cook on high heat for 1-2 hours until liquid has evaporated. Cover and cook on low an additional for 8-10 hours. Stir a few times during cooking. Onions should be dark brown.

If desired, add a splash of balsamic vinegar and pinch of white or brown towards the end of the cooking time.


147 calories, 12 grams fat, 10 grams carbohydrates, 2 grams protein per 1/2 cup. This recipe is low in sodium.
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I love caramelized onions! This way takes a long time but it gets them pretty tender. Add a pinch of salt to it while it cooks.

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