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Onion Jam Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Alma Angotti
Added: Sunday, October 19, 2008

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2-3 large red onions, sliced into rounds
1 tbsp olive oil
3-4 tsp brown sugar
3-4 sprigs fresh thyme leaves
3/4 cup balsamic vinegar
Camembert, blue cheese, gorgonzola or brie cheese

Directions:
Directions:
Cook onions gently in oil until wilted and starting to lose round shape. Add brown sugar. Continue to cook stirring regularly so onion doesn't stick. Start adding balsamic vinegar as sugars start to carmelize. Continue adding vinegar until onions are gooey, stringy and dark.

Serve with hearty white bread or baguette, Smear bread with cheese and mound onions on top.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
You can also use this as a sandwich or pannini spread if you have leftovers, which you will never have because everyone loves it. I have never been able to make enough for leftovers.

 

 

 

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