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Balsamic Caramelized Onions - Soft, dark and sweet caramelized onions with a splash of tangy balsamic vinegar.

Balsamic Caramelized Onions

Katerina | Diethood
This is my favorite way to make caramelized onions. Soft, dark and sweet caramelized onions with a splash of tangy balsamic vinegar.
Servings : 8
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes


  • 1 tablespoon STAR Original Pure Olive Oil
  • 1 pound (about 3 large) yellow onions, halved lengthwise and thinly sliced
  • pinch of salt
  • 1/4- cup reduced sodium vegetable broth
  • 1 tablespoon STAR Balsamic Vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon fresh ground pepper


  • Heat olive oil in a large skillet (use a skillet with a lid).
  • Add onions to skillet and pinch of salt; cover with a lid and cook over medium-low heat for 12 to 15 minutes, or until tender, stirring occasionally.
  • Remove lid and continue to cook over medium heat for 3 to 5 minutes, or until golden, stirring frequently.
  • Slowly add vegetable broth and balsamic vinegar; cook and stir over medium heat until liquid evaporates; about 1 minute.
  • Season with salt and pepper and remove from heat.
  • Serve.


Balsamic Caramelized Onions can be added to steaks, burgers, pizzas, sandwiches, etc...


Calories: 40 kcal | Carbohydrates: 5 g | Protein: 0 g | Fat: 1 g | Saturated Fat: 0 g | Cholesterol: 0 mg | Sodium: 104 mg | Potassium: 82 mg | Fiber: 0 g | Sugar: 2 g | Vitamin A: 15 IU | Vitamin C: 4.2 mg | Calcium: 13 mg | Iron: 0.1 mg | Net Carbs: 5 g

Nutritional info is an estimate and provided as courtesy. Values may vary according to the ingredients and tools used. Please use your preferred nutritional calculator for more detailed info.

Course: Sides
Cuisine: American
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