Sweet Onion Jam

Grenadine helps sweeten the jam and adds vibrant red color. The jam is great with most meats, especially grilled or roasted pork.

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  • Servings: MAKES 1 CUP


  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 2 medium Vidalia or other sweet onions, cut into 3/4-inch dice (about 2 1/2 cups)
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup dry red wine
  • 1/3 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1/3 cup grenadine
  • Salt

How to make this recipe

  1. Melt the butter in a medium skillet. Add the onions and cook over moderate heat, stirring, until soft and just translucent, about 8 minutes. Add the sugar, wine, vinegar, grenadine and a pinch of salt. Cook over low heat, stirring, until the liquid thickens and coats the back of a spoon, about 35 minutes. Transfer the onion jam to a bowl and let cool.

Make Ahead

The onion jam can be refrigerated for up to 5 days. Let return to room temperature before serving.

Contributed By Published August 1997

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