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You can make this a day ahead and store it in an airtight container in the fridge. Let stand at room temperature 30 minutes before serving.

Recipe by Southern Living December 2007


Credit: Jennifer Davick

Recipe Summary

10 mins
22 mins
32 mins
Makes 1 cup (serving size: 1 tbsp.)


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat; add onions, and sauté 15 to 18 minutes or until golden and tender. Stir in vinegar and remaining ingredients; cook, stirring occasionally, 2 to 4 minutes or until liquid is reduced to about 2 Tbsp.

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  • Calories 56; Fat 9g (sat 6g, mono 6g, poly 1g); Protein 3g; Carb 2g; Fiber 8g; Chol 7mg; Iron 2mg; Sodium 137mg; Calc 12mg

Nutrition Facts

20 calories; fat 0.7g; saturated fat 0.5g; mono fat 0.2g; protein 0.2g; carbohydrates 3.2g; fiber 0.4g; cholesterol 2mg; iron 0.1mg; sodium 79mg; calcium 5mg.