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balsamic glazed pearl onions

Recipe by
Ellen Gwaltney Bales
Indianapolis, IN

This is a very simple and delicious recipe from Photo: 11-17-15

yield 8 serving(s)
prep time 5 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For balsamic glazed pearl onions

  • 2-1/2 lb
    assorted pearl onions (such as red, white, and/or yellow [about 8 cups])
  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1 c
    balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 c

How To Make balsamic glazed pearl onions

  • 1
    In a saucepan of boiling water blanch one third of onions 3 minutes and drain. Blanch remaining onions in batches in same manner. Cool onions and peel.
  • 2
    In a large heavy skillet heat oil over high heat and saute onions until lightly browned, about 5 minutes.
  • 3
    Add vinegar and water and simmer, stiring occasionally, until onions are tender, about 15 minutes
  • 4
    Transfer onions with a slotted spoon to a platter, reserving liquid. Simmer reserved liquid until thickened and syrupy and reduced to about 1/2 cup.
  • 5
    Spoon sauce over onions and serve warm at room temperature.