The flavonoid antioxidants found in onions are also found in broccoli, tea, and apples. This subtly sweet jam is a good complement for assertive lamb, and it's also nice on burgers.
Cooking Light JULY 2007
To prepare jam, combine pearl onions, shallots, red onion, butter, olive oil, and brown sugar in a large saucepan over medium-high heat; cook 10 minutes or until onions are tender, stirring frequently. Reduce heat to medium; cook 5 minutes or until golden. Add broth, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper; simmer for 20 minutes. Stir in vinegar and thyme; simmer 8 minutes or until liquid evaporates. Remove from heat; keep warm.
To prepare lamb, sprinkle 1/2 teaspoon pepper and 1/4 teaspoon salt over lamb. Place lamb on a grill rack coated with cooking spray; grill 4 minutes, turning once. Reduce heat to medium; grill lamb 10 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness. Let rest 10 minutes before slicing into chops. Serve with onion jam.
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