Braised & Creamy Vidalia Onions

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. Cook: 40 min.


6 servings

Updated: Nov. 14, 2022
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
Braised & Creamy Vidalia Onions Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 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


  1. 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.
  2. 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.

Nutrition Facts

1/2 cup: 242 calories, 11g fat (7g saturated fat), 37mg cholesterol, 283mg sodium, 34g carbohydrate (20g sugars, 5g fiber), 3g protein.