Caramelized Onion Purée

Preparation info
  • Makes

    2 cups

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Peace, Love, and Pasta: Simple and Elegant Recipes from a Chef's Home Kitchen

By Scott Conant

Published 2021

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  • ¼ cup (60 ml) extra-virgin olive oil
  • 12 cups (1.3


Heat the oil in a thick, wide-bottomed stainless-steel pan set over medium heat. Add the onions and salt and cook, stirring occasionally with a wooden spoon (about every 10 or 15 minutes), as the liquid from the onions is released and evaporated. When the onions start taking on some golden-brown color, after about 40 minutes, reduce the temperature to medium-low then continue to stir with a woo