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Fried Onions and Apples Recipe

Fried Onions and Apples Recipe

Since a lot of delicious onions are grown in our state, they are always part of my menu. This tangy side dish is good with pork and beef. The inspiration for this unusual combination was a prolific apple tree!—Janice Mitchell, Aurora, Colorado
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:12 servings


  • 3 large yellow onions, sliced
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 6 large tart red apples, sliced
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg


  • 1. In a large saucepan, saute onions in butter until tender. Place apples on top of onions. Combine remaining ingredients; sprinkle over apples.
  • 2. Cover and simmer for 10 minutes. Uncover and simmer 5 minutes longer or until apples are tender. Serve with a slotted spoon. Yield: 12 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 137 calories, 3 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 8 mg cholesterol, 230 mg sodium, 28 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 1 g protein.