Caramelized onion into a plate

How to make Caramelized Onions

  • Author: Go Cook Yummy
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 40 minutes
  • Total Time: 60 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x


  • 4 Onions
  • ½ teaspoon of coarse salt or sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon of sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon of balsamic vinegar sauce.
  • 1 Tablespoon of Extra Virgin Olive Oil


  1. Slice the onions into pieces of 1/8″ thick.
  2. In the non-stick pan, put the olive oil.
  3. Drop the onions into the pan and add the salt and pepper.
  4. Cover with a lid and let it simmer on low heat. It should leave juice.
  5. When all the juices evaporate, the frying process will begin — brown the onions a little.
  6. Add the balsamic vinegar sauce.
  7. Add the sugar, and caramelize it for a few minutes to get an easy taste of fried onion, but do not exaggerate. We need the caramelized onions. But not burned onions.
  8. Put the caramelized onions in a bowl, cover them, and let the onions to cool down.
  9. Now you can enjoy this delicious topping that gives a french and refined taste to your favorite dishes.

  • Category: Toppings

Keywords: caramelized onions