Chef Shannen Tune's Sweet Onion Jam

Yum! Created by Food Network Chopped winner Chef Shannen Tune from, this amazing sweet onion jam is the perfect topping for bruschetta, a burger, or on your holiday cheese board. Make sure to cook the onions on low heat to ensure the sugars are fully developed and the full sweetness of the onion comes through.


sweet onion jam on crostini
  • 10 beefsteak tomatoes, quartered, seeds removed and julienned
  • 5 large sweet onions, julienned
  • 10 garlic cloves, sliced
  • 1 cup sherry vinegar
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • ½ cup honey
  1. Sauté onions until soft and brown.
  2. Add garlic and sherry vinegar and allow to simmer until almost dry.
  3. Add honey, brown sugar, and tomatoes and cook down until mixture is a chutney or jam consistency.
  4. Add on top of your favorite burger!

For additional tips on achieving perfectly caramelized onions, check out our caramelized sweet onions recipe. 

If you like this recipe, try our Sweet Onion Charcuterie Board!

Prep Time

15 minutes

Cook Time

30 minutes


1 quart

Tags: Appetizers