This unassuming recipe has big flavor despite a short ingredients list. To save time, peel the onions up to 24 hours ahead.

Source: Midwest Living


Recipe Summary

30 mins
up to 24 hours
15 mins
30 mins


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  • Cook onions in rapidly boiling water for 1 minute; drain and cool slightly. To peel, cut a small X in top of onion. Squeeze from the root end to slip the skin off. Trim away the roots, if necessary.

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  • In a large skillet cook onions, covered, in lightly salted boiling water for 10 to 12 minutes or just until tender; drain. Cover and chill up to 24 hours.

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  • Let onions stand at room temperature about 30 minutes. In a large skillet melt butter over medium heat; stir in sherry, sugar, salt, and pepper. Add onions and cook over medium heat about 5 minutes or until onions start to brown and butter mixture is thickened, stirring occasionally. Turn into serving dish; sprinkle with cheese. Makes 8 servings.

To serve right away:

Onions may be prepared without the chilling step.

Nutrition Facts

117 calories; total fat 7g; saturated fat 4g; polyunsaturated fatg; monounsaturated fat 2g; cholesterol 18mg; sodium 179mg; potassium 148mg; carbohydrates 10g; fiber 1g; sugar 7g; protein 2g; vitamin a 194IU; vitamin c 5mg; thiaminmg; riboflavinmg; niacin equivalentsmg; vitamin b6mg; folate 28mcg; vitamin b12mcg; calcium 71mg; ironmg.