Balsamic Caramelized Onions
Onions are rich in plant chemicals that may lower cholesterol and protect against heart disease. This side dish recipe will help you eat more of them.
Recipe from Diabetic Living
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 16 ounce package frozen pearl onions, thawed and drained or 1 pound red onions, halved and thinly sliced
1/4 cup dry white wine or reduced-sodium chicken broth
1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
In a large skillet, heat oil over medium-low heat. Add onions; cover and cook for 13 to 15 minutes or until onions are tender, stirring occasionally. Uncover; cook over medium-high heat for 3 to 5 minutes more or until golden, stirring occasionally. Remove skillet from heat. Carefully add wine or broth and balsamic vinegar. Return skillet to heat. Cook over medium heat about 2 minutes or until the liquid has evaporated, stirring occasionally. Stir in salt and pepper. Makes 6 (1/3-cup) servings.
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 54, Fat, total (g) 2, chol. (mg) 0, sat. fat (g) 0, carb. (g) 6, Monosaturated fat (g) 2, Polyunsaturated fat (g) 0, fiber (g) 1, sugar (g) 5, pro. (g) 1, vit. A (IU) 0, vit. C (mg) 0, Thiamin (mg) 0.02, Riboflavin (mg) 0.02, Niacin (mg) 0, Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0, Folate (µg) 0, Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (µg) 0, sodium (mg) 125, Potassium (mg) 121, calcium (mg) 0, iron (mg) 0, Carb Choice () 0, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet