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Caramelized Onions

Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Cindy Manning Barr
Yield 1 cup
To caramelize a larger quantity of onions (4 to 8 cups), use a large Dutch oven. You won't need additional olive oil.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 teaspoons olive oil
  • Cooking spray
  • 3 cups vertically sliced onion (sweet, yellow, white, or red onion)

Nutrition Information

  • calories 260
  • caloriesfromfat 28 %
  • fat 8.2 g
  • satfat 1.1 g
  • monofat 5.1 g
  • polyfat 0.9 g
  • protein 5.9 g
  • carbohydrate 44 g
  • fiber 9.4 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 1.1 mg
  • sodium 16 mg
  • calcium 102 mg

How to Make It

  1. Heat oil in a 12-inch nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray over medium-high heat. Add sliced onion, and cook for 5 minutes, stirring frequently. Continue cooking 15 to 20 minutes or until deep golden brown, stirring frequently.