Chef Shannen Tune's Caramelized Sweet Onions

Caramelized sweet onions are easy to prepare - they just take a little time. The trick is to cook them low and slow until all their natural sugars are released and they become sweet and delicious. This recipe was created for RealSweet by celebrity chef and Food Network’s Chopped champion Chef Shannen Tune of

  • 1 1/2 T unsalted butter
  • 2 large RealSweet® sweet onions, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1 T brown sugar
  • 1 T sherry vinegar
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  1. Add butter to a large skillet over medium-low heat. When melted, add onions and stir until well coated in butter.
  2. When onions are turning transparent, after about 10 minutes of cooking, stir in brown sugar and sherry vinegar.
  3. Continue cooking for 30-40 minutes, stirring every 5 minutes or so, until onions are well caramelized. Stir in salt and pepper.

Prep Time

5 minutes

Cook Time

10 minutes

Tags: Appetizers