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Learn how to caramelize onions for your cooking needs. Savory, flavorful, rich brown onions that are going to amplify any recipe you use them in. Sauteed onions can top burgers, mix into soups and dishes, and so much more.

Use caramelized onions with these beer can burgers, French onion soup, or even this patty melt sliders recipe.

How to Caramelize Onions

How To Caramelize Onions

If you are looking for the best-caramelized onions, use this as a guide! I have used this method for years and it has never disappointed! Tons of flavor, easy caramelization process, and delicious.

  • Slice Onions
Slice Onions

  • Separate Onions
Onions Separated
  • Melt Butter
Melted Butter
  • Saute on low heat
Sliced Onions in pan
  • Keep stirring
Caramelized Onions in process
  • Keep Stirring…

Caramelized onions in pan
  • Serve

What Are The Best Onions To Use

You will find that any onion will indeed saute and become caramelized. Many reach for a yellow or white onion. Those are the two most popular onions for sauteeing.

You will also see some recipes that use a red onion. Red is great for salads, sauteed veggies, or even topping pizza. It has a stronger flavor.

Caramelized Onions

What Is The Best Pan To Use For Making Caramelized Onions

When making caramelized onions I tend to reach for a cast-iron skillet. I find it helps to maintain even heat over the onions for a clean and even cooking.

You can also use a classic skillet if you don’t own a cast iron. It will just need to adjust the cooking time of the recipe. You will find a heavier duty skillet is the best.

How to Caramelize onions
How to Caramelize Onions

How to Caramelize Onions

Yield: 1
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 5 minutes

Learn how to caramelize onions for your cooking needs. Savory, flavorful, rich brown onions that are going to amplify any recipe you use them in.

Ingredients

  • 3 Pound Bag Vidalia Onions
  • 3 Tbs Butter 

Instructions

  1. Slice your onions thinly
  2. Separate onions into rings
  3. Melt butter on a low heat
  4. Add all onions.
  5. Cook on a low heat
  6. Keep stirring your onions until they become golden brown
  7. it takes about 60 minutes.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 6 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 104Total Fat: 6gSaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 15mgSodium: 59mgCarbohydrates: 13gFiber: 1gSugar: 8gProtein: 1g

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