Recipe: Caramelized onions with basil

Sauces, dressings and dips with herbs
June 29, 2010

White onionsWhen I sow some onion bulbs, I tought the experiment was doomed to failure.
So, I was really surprised wehen the four bulbs on the rooftop become real onions.

White onionsI wanted to give them a leading role in a recipe, and I chose the classic caramelized onions recipe, adding some fresh basil.

Caramelized onions with basil

Caramelized onions with basil

2 onions
30ml balsamic vinear
30ml cider vinegar
1 tbsp sugar-cane
1/2 tsp salt
8 big basil leaves

Cut onion into thin slices and sautee in a pan with oil over low heat. Cook for ten minutes, stirring.
Add balsamic vinegar, cider vinegar, brown sugar and salt. Cook 10 minutes.
Remove from heat and add the basil leaves, cut into stripes.

Tex-mex side dishesThis sauce is one of the four tex-mex side dishes in the picture, salads and sauces that I served with grilled meat.

The other recipes:
Tex-Mex papalo dip
Kohlrabi salad, chicory salad

Mediterranean chicken kebabsOne year ago:

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This joins to Healing Foods Onions, event started by Siri.
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