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Caramelized Onions

Rated as 4.46 out of 5 Stars
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"This has the sweet Vidalia onion and it's just plain good. Other sweet onions can also be used if Vidalia is not in season. Try it, you'll like it."
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Ingredients

35 m servings 244
Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

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  1. Place bacon in a heavy skillet. Cook over medium-high heat until crisp. Remove bacon, reserving 1 tablespoon drippings in skillet. Crumble bacon, and set aside.
  2. Cook onions in reserved drippings for 15 minutes, or until onion is soft and caramel colored. Stir in molasses, salt and pepper. Place in a serving dish, and sprinkle with crumbled bacon.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 244 calories; 19 13 5.5 29 501 Full nutrition

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Not bad. I am going to make it a second time and try it Chebelle's way. Just add white sugar to the pan as they start to brown and that will carmelize. I will let you know which way I like bette...

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I did not care for the molasses flavor at all! I've made caramelized onions before where the recipe called for a small amount of granulated white sugar and I'll go back to that. The white sugar ...

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I did not care for the molasses flavor at all! I've made caramelized onions before where the recipe called for a small amount of granulated white sugar and I'll go back to that. The white sugar ...

Not bad. I am going to make it a second time and try it Chebelle's way. Just add white sugar to the pan as they start to brown and that will carmelize. I will let you know which way I like bette...

These were awesome. I was slightly worried about the reviews talking about them being too molasses-y, but I went for it and followed the recipe as is. So glad I did because these onions were f...

THESE WERE ABSOLUTELY FANTASTIC. I DID CUT DOWN ON THE MOLASSES - ONLY USED 1 T. BECAUSE I THOUGHT 2 MIGHT BE A LITTLE TOO MUCH. THEY WERE PERFECT!!!!! GOOD TO EAT ALONE OR WITH STEAK, HOT DO...

I don't eat meat other than fish so I didn't add the bacon. I wasn't too fond of the strong molasses taste but once I added some sugar, it was great on top of salmon! :) I would make again.

As I sat next to the grill listening to the onions sizzle my mouth just watered. It was great! I also added red and green peppers, and zucchini (spelling?) It was great will do again.

I skipped the bacon, because I made this as the filling for a savory tartlet. It was still Totally Awsome! Yum! Thanks for posting.

Nice recipe and very easy. Made mine to go with BBQ'd hamburgers.

I used dark molasses (all I had) & I think it imparted too much molasses flavor. I think next time I'll just add a smidgeon of molasses so that it doesn't overwhelm the natural sweetness of the ...