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Caramelized Onions

Yield Makes 1 cup
Time: 30 minutes. Chef Tyler Florence piles these onions on his Ultimate Burgers. Use them for any protein that comes out of your kitchen--they're multipurpose and delicious. This recipe is an adaptation of one in Tyler's Ultimate (Clarkson Potter, 2006; $35).

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 large onions, halved and cut into 1/2-in.-thick slices
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Nutrition Information

  • calories 77
  • caloriesfromfat 70 %
  • protein 0.7 g
  • fat 6.3 g
  • satfat 2.2 g
  • carbohydrate 5 g
  • fiber 0.9 g
  • sodium 148 mg
  • cholesterol 7.8 mg

How to Make It

  1. In a large frying pan over medium heat, melt butter with oil. Add onions. Sprinkle with salt and pepper and cook over low heat, stirring occasionally, until well caramelized, 15 to 20 minutes.

  2. Note: Nutritional analysis is per 2-tbsp. serving.