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Hard Cider Onions for Hot Dogs or Sausages


"Sweet onions cooked in butter and hard apple cider until tender and flavorful make a sweet and sassy complement to your favorite frank-on-a-bun! Use tongs to serve on hot dogs or other sausages in buns with spicy mustard."
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25 m servings 37 cals
Original recipe yields 8 servings (1 cup)

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  1. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add onions and garlic salt; cook and stir until tender and just starting to brown, 5 to 10 minutes. Add hard cider and black pepper; simmer, covered, until flavors combine, about 10 minutes.
  2. Uncover skillet and cook until cooking liquid evaporates, about 5 minutes. Add sugar as needed.


  • Cook's Note:
  • You can use any beer plus additional sugar as necessary to suit your taste buds.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 37 calories; 1.5 g fat; 4.6 g carbohydrates; 0.4 g protein; 4 mg cholesterol; 70 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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I love me some caramelized onions and then you go adding hard cider to the mix and well...DELICIOUS! I used this with hot dogs and can only imagine how good this apple-y goodness would be with K...