BIG EASY BRAISED ONIONS

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Ellen Bales

By
@Starwriter

The Big Easy is the nickname for New Orleans, where I once lived. These onions were inspired by an old Creole recipe for Spanish onions, according to the author of Delicious & Dependable Slow Cooker Recipes, where I found this delectable dish. Photo from same.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Serves:
8 to 10
Prep:
5 Min
Cook:
8 Hr
Method:
Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients

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  • 2 to 3 large
    spanish onions
  • 6 to 9
    whole cloves
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1/2 tsp
    cracked black peppercorns
  • 1 pinch
    ground thyme
  • ·
    grated zest and juice of 1 orange
  • 1/2 c
    condensed beef broth, undiluted
  • ·
    finely chopped fresh parsley, optional
  • ·
    hot pepper sauce, optional

How to Make BIG EASY BRAISED ONIONS

Step-by-Step

  1. Stud the onions with cloves. Place in slow cooker and sprinkle with salt, peppercorns, thyme and orange zest.
  2. Pour orange juice and beef broth over onions, cover and cook on LOW for 8 hours, or on HIGH for 4 hours, until onions are tender.
  3. Keep onions warm. In a saucepan over medium heat, reduce cooking liquid by half.
  4. When ready to serve, cut onions into quarters. Place on a deep platter and cover with the sauce. Sprinkle with parsley, if desired, and the hot pepper sauce, if desired.

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About BIG EASY BRAISED ONIONS

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Cajun/Creole
Other Tags: For Kids, Healthy




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