Sweet Onions, New York City Style

Preparation info
  • Makes about

    4 cups

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Welcome to Claire's: 35 Years of Recipes and Reflections from the Landmark Vegetarian Restaurant

By Claire Criscuolo

Published 2014

  • About

I love this topping for my tofu dogs. It reminds me of the topping offered by the hot dog vendors in New York. My husband says it’s every bit as delicious!


  • 2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, coarsely chopped
  • 2


Heat the oil in a 4-quart pot over low-medium heat. Add the garlic, onions, scallions, and salt and pepper to taste. Stir to coat the onions with the oil. Cover and cook for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the onions are softened and have released some of their liquids. Stir in the paprika, to