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Caramelized Onions on a white plate.
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Caramelized Onions

Slow cooked caramelized onions
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time2 hrs
Total Time2 hrs 5 mins
Course: Condiment
Servings: 2 cups
Author: Kathy


  • 4 large Sweet Onions.
  • 3 Tablespoons Butter
  • 2 Tablespoons Water


  • Slice onions lengthwise, not into rings.
  • Melt butter in heavy duty saute pan.
  • Add onions.
  • Cook over low heat.
  • Stir every few minutes to prevent burning.
  • When onions have achieved a golden brown color ( approx 90-120 min.) add water to de-glaze the pan.


You can use any type of onion on hand.
Amount of onions used can be adjusted to the amount you need.
Caramelized onions can be frozen.