Mediterranean Caramelized Onions

Southern Living
4 to 6 servings


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4 medium onions (1 1/2 pounds)
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
Dash of saffron*
1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
1 tablespoon chopped fresh chives
1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme
1 teaspoon butter or margarine
1 teaspoon olive oil


Cut onions into 1/4-inch-thick slices, and separate into rings. Combine onions, salt, and next 5 ingredients, tossing to coat.

Melt butter in a large heavy skillet over medium heat; add olive oil and onions, and cook, stirring constantly, 25 minutes or until onions are tender and lightly browned.

*A dash of turmeric may be substituted for saffron.

Created date

October 2003