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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.

Lori Welander, Richmond, Virginia
Recipe by Southern Living December 2007


Credit: Jennifer Davick

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


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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.