Caramelized onions

cover and cook

Start cooking the onions covered.

uncover, continue cooking

Uncover after 10 minutes.

perfectly brown caramelized onion

Cook until very brown.

Makes about 1 cup

2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, canola oil, butter or margarine
3 medium onions, halved and thinly sliced (about 5 cups)

Heat the oil/butter/margarine in a 10-inch skillet over medium-low heat. Add the onions and ¼ teaspoon salt, cover and cook, stirring occasionally until wiled, about 10 minutes. Uncover and continue to cook, stirring and scraping up the browned bits in the pan regularly, until very browned about 30 minutes. The onions should start to color within 5 – 10 minutes of being uncovered. If not, increase the heat slightly and adjust as necessary to keep them browning slowly. Take the skillet off the heat, spread the onions in the pan, and let sit for a few minutes before using or storing.

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