Balsamic Caramelized Onions
Recipe from Diabetic Living

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.



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Servings: 6
Serving size: 1/3  cup
Total Time: 30 mins
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Ingredients
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    1   tablespoon 
    olive oil
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    1  16  ounce package 
    frozen pearl onions, thawed and drained or 1 pound red onions, halved and thinly sliced
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    1/4  cup 
    dry white wine or reduced-sodium chicken broth
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    1   tablespoon 
    balsamic vinegar
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    1/4  teaspoon 
    salt
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    1/8  teaspoon 
    freshly ground black pepper

Directions
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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.
Nutrition information
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 (g) 0, Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 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
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