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Balsamic-Glazed Onions and Garlic

 Balsamic-Glazed Onions and Garlic
Balsamic vinegar and a hint of garlic give these pearl onions lots of bold flavor, which makes this is an ideal side dish for steak or grilled chicken. Lillian Julow - Gainesville, Florida
6 ServingsPrep: 30 min. Bake: 55 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 large whole garlic bulbs
  • 1 pound fresh pearl onions
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • In a Dutch oven, bring 6 cups water to a boil. Remove papery outer
  • skin from garlic; separate into cloves. Boil garlic and onions for 3
  • minutes; drain and rinse in cold water. Cool. Peel garlic and
  • onions; place in a 1-1/2-qt. baking dish coated with cooking spray.
  • Add oil and butter and toss to coat.
  • Combine the vinegar, honey, salt and pepper. Pour over onion mixture
  • and stir to coat.
  • Cover and bake at 350° for 30 minutes. Uncover and stir. Bake,
  • uncovered, 25-30 minutes longer or until garlic and onions are
  • tender and sauce is slightly thickened, stirring every 10 minutes.
  • Yield: 6 servings.

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Nutritional Facts: 1/2 cup equals 95 calories, 4 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 5 mg cholesterol, 73 mg sodium, 14 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 vegetable, 1 fat.