Caramelized Onions


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).


Makes 1 cup

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Nutritional 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


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


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.

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

Tyler Florence,


July 2009
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