Red Wine-Glazed Pearl Onions - a glorious side dish for prime rib.
Red Wine-Glazed Pearl Onions, Side dish
2bags(1 lb each) frozen white pearl onions thawed
2thyme springsplus more for garnish
⅓cupred wine vinegar
½cupdry red wine
¼tspfreshly ground pepper
In al arge skillet, heat 1 tbsp 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 min. Transfer to a bowl with a slotted spoon. Repeat with remaining 1 tbsp oil, onions and thyme sprig. Return first batch to skillet.
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 min. discard bay leaf and stir in pepper. Garnish with thyme.
Use pearl onions from the frozen foods section at the grocer. So much easier that fresh!
Red Wine-Glazed Pearl Onions
Amount Per Serving
Calories 459Calories from Fat 252
% Daily Value*
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Vitamin A 95IU2%
Vitamin C 3.2mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.