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Savory Glazed Pearl Onions

 Savory Glazed Pearl Onions
I made these onions on a whim one Christmas when we craved a vegetable dish other than Brussels sprouts. I'm so glad I did. —Erika Szymanski, Pullman, Washington
12 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Cook: 40 min.


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 cups frozen pearl onions (about 1-1/2 pounds), thawed
  • 1-1/2 cups dry red wine
  • 1/3 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon packed brown sugar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons dried thyme
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon white pepper


  • In a large skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add onions; cook and
  • stir for 9-11 minutes or until lightly browned. Stir in the
  • remaining ingredients; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer,
  • covered, for 20-25 minutes or until onions are tender.
  • Uncover; simmer for 8-10 minutes or until onions are glazed, stirring
  • occasionally. Serve warm or at room temperature. Yield: 12 servings.
Wine: Full-Bodied Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied red wine such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot or Syrah.