Sweet and sour onions Baked onions with balsamic vinegar

The sweet and sour onions I’m a classic sideFor main courses of roasted meat And fish. From the recipe a lot easy, these soft cooked onions in a saucepan with sugar, butter and vinegar, they are best enjoyed if lukewarm and are even better prepared the day before. Excellent on any occasion.

Ingrediants

  • 800 g of borettane onions
  • 1 shallot
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • 40 g of butter
  • 3 tablespoons of granulated sugar
  • 2 dl of white wine vinegar
  • salt
  • black pepper

How to prepare: Sweet and sour onions

The sweet and sour onions I’m a classic side of tradition, made with onions borettane, with an unmistakable white and flat bulb. Although the recipe is easy, it is a suitable dish to accompany important main courses, such as roast meats and delicious fish. The sweetness of the onions and the slight acidity of the preparation, in fact, balance the robust and savory flavors and enhance the more delicate ones.

So sweet and sour onions are perfect for a family lunch or one dinner with friends. On special occasions, such as during parties, you can also serve them as an accompaniment to the classic Italian appetizer of cold cuts and mixed cheeses.

If you love the delicate sweetness of onions you will love the onion cake or the exquisite baked onions with balsamic vinegar, both dishes suitable both as an appetizer and as a side dish.

OTHER TASTY RECIPES: Sweet and sour grilled radicchio, pumpkin in sauce, glazed onions, caramelized onions

Easy execution Preparation time 15 min Cooking time 40 min Soaking time 30 min Servings 4 – 6

How to prepare: Sweet and sour onions

Preparation of sweet and sour onions - Phase 1

Preparation of sweet and sour onions - Phase 1

To prepare the glazed onions, start peeling them and soak them in cold water for 30 minutes. Melt the butter in a fairly large saucepan and add the sugar, the shallot cut into small cubes and the minced garlic.

Preparation of sweet and sour onions - Phase 2

Preparation of sweet and sour onions - Phase 2

After 2-3 minutes, when the sugar has dissolved completely, add the drained onions and mix. Salt, pepper, raise the heat and sprinkle with vinegar.

Preparation of sweet and sour onions - Phase 3

Preparation of sweet and sour onions - Phase 3

Let it evaporate partially then lower the heat, cover and simmer for 30 minutes. Check every now and then and sprinkle with a few spoonfuls of hot water if necessary. At the end of cooking, let the sweet and sour onions rest for about ten minutes then transfer them to a serving dish and serve.

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