Caramelized Onion Confit

  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Total Time: 1 hrs 15 mins
  • Yield: 3cups
  • About This Recipe

    “I love these on pizza, pasta, sandwiches- just about anything!”


  • 6tablespoonsolive oil
  • 5tablespoonsbutter
  • 15onions, peeled,thinly sliced( about 5 pounds)
  • 4bay leaves
  • 1tablespoonsugar
  • 1teaspoonsalt
  • 1/4 cupwhite wine
  • Directions

  • Combine the olive oil and butter in a large heavy-bottomed saucepan over medium heat.
  • When the butter foams, add half of the sliced onions and 2 of the bay leaves.
  • Sprinkle with half of the sugar and half of the salt.
  • Add remaining onions, bay leaves, sugar and salt.
  • Cover, reduce heat to low, and cook for 20 minutes.
  • Uncover, stir, and increase heat to medium.
  • Cook for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Increase heat to high and cook, stirring constantly, until the onions are a deep golden brown, about 10 minutes.
  • Add the wine and stir, scraping bottom of pan to dislodge any browned bits.
  • Cook for 4 or 5 minutes longer.
  • Serve hot or at room temperature.
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