Caramelized Baby Onions

Preparation info
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Appears in
The Gate Easy Vegetarian Cookbook

By Adrian Daniel and Michael Daniel

Published 2007

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These sweetened baby onions are a great way to add bursts of flavour to dishes such as pasta and tarts, or just as an accompaniment to a meal.


  • baby onions 200 g (7 oz)
  • butter 35 g (


  1. Peel the onions: a quick technique is to cover them with boiling water. When the water has cooled, the skin will blister and remove easily.
  2. In a pan, heat the baby onions, butter, and olive oil, then sprinkle with a little salt, and slowly sauté for 8–10 minutes on a medium heat.
  3. Once the onions have softened, add the vinegar and sugar, and continue to c