Print Options

 
 
 Print
Savory Glazed Pearl Onions Recipe

Savory Glazed Pearl Onions Recipe

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
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 40 min. YIELD:12 servings

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

  • 1. 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.
  • 2. Uncover; simmer for 8-10 minutes or until onions are glazed, stirring occasionally. Serve warm or at room temperature. Yield: 12 servings.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied red wine such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot or Syrah.