Red Wine-Glazed Pearl Onions

As the herb and wine sauce simmers with the little onions, it forms a rich glaze to make a side dish that's great for holiday meals.

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Red Wine-Glazed Pearl Onions
Makes: 8 to 10  servings Prep 15 mins Start to Finish 40 mins

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons  olive oil
  • 2 1 pound bags frozen white pearl onions, thawed
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 thyme sprigs, plus more for garnish
  • 1/3 cup  red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 cup  dry red wine
  • 2 tablespoons  sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon  kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon  freshly ground pepper

Directions

1. In a large skillet, heat 1 tablespoon oil over medium-high heat. Add 1 bag of onions, the bay leaf and 1 thyme sprig. Cook, stirring occasionally, until onions begin to turn deep golden brown in spots, 6 to 8 minutes. Transfer to a bowl with a slotted spoon. Repeat with remaining 1 tablespoon oil, onions and thyme sprig. Return first batch to skillet.

2. In a small bowl, stir together vinegar, wine, sugar and salt. Add to onions and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer, stirring occasionally, until liquid is the consistency of a syrup and onions are glazed, 20 to 25 minutes. Discard bay leaf and stir in pepper. Garnish with thyme.

Nutrition Facts

  • Servings Per Recipe 8
  • cal.(kcal)80,
  • Fat, total(g)3,
  • carb.(g)11,
  • fiber(g)1,
  • pro.(g)1,
  • sodium(mg)144,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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