How to Caramelize Onions

Caramelizing onions by slow cooking them releases more sugar from the onions, leaving a sweet flavor that makes a delicious topping to any meat, poultry, or fish.

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Chop an onion into cross sections. Peel the skin. I like red onions for their rich flavor.

Chop an onion into cross sections. Peel the skin. I like red onions for their rich flavor.

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Sautée the onions in olive oil on medium-low heat for 5 minutes.

Sautée the onions in olive oil on medium-low heat for 5 minutes.

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Add a dash of salt and garlic powder. Turn the heat down to low and simmer for another 30 minutes.

Add a dash of salt and garlic powder. Turn the heat down to low and simmer for another 30 minutes.

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The onions should now be soft and golden brown. Add a dash of lemon juice and let simmer for another minute or two before serving.

The onions should now be soft and golden brown. Add a dash of lemon juice and let simmer for another minute or two before serving.

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Serve on burgers, steak, or fish. Enjoy!

Serve on burgers, steak, or fish. Enjoy!

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