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Braised & Creamy Vidalia Onions

 Braised & Creamy Vidalia Onions
In Georgia where sweet Vidalia onions are king, I make big batches of creamy onions as a side dish for grilled chicken and beef. — Elaine Opitz, Marietta, Georgia
6 ServingsPrep: 10 min. Cook: 40 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 10 cups sliced Vidalia or other sweet onions (about 5 onions)
  • 1/4 cup chicken broth
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground mace
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream

Directions

  • In a Dutch oven, melt butter over medium heat; stir in honey until
  • blended. Add onions, broth and seasonings. Bring to a boil. Reduce
  • heat; simmer, covered, 15-18 minutes or until onions are tender.
  • Cook, uncovered, over medium-high heat 15-20 minutes or until liquid
  • is almost evaporated, stirring occasionally. Stir in cream; cook 3-5
  • minutes longer or until sauce is thickened. Yield: 6 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1/2 cup equals 242 calories, 11 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 37 mg cholesterol, 283 mg sodium, 34 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 3 g protein.