How to Sweeten Onions

Sherry Blizzard


There is a little out of the way bbq joint in between High Rolls and Cloudcroft, NM that made exceptional barbecue. But what I really loved were their onion slices. They were crispy crunchy and ever so sweet! Almost like eating a slice of apple.

You WANT this on your pulled pork bbq sandwich!

They would never tell me how they did it but I think I figured it out.

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5 Min
No-Cook or Other


1 pt
half and half


1Peel and slice onions into roughly 1/4" or bigger slices.
2Place onions in a bowl and pour half and half over onions. Mix well.
3Cover with plastic wrap. Place in refrigerator for 24 hours.
4Drain half and half ( makes a great potato soup) from onions. Rinse onions in cool water drain on paper towels. Serve immediately or put in a plastic bag to use later.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Southern
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy