Sweet and Spicy Caramelized Pearl Onions
Subtly sweetened with maple syrup and a tiny kick of hot chili powder, these caramelized pearl onions are perfect for a plant-based appetizer platter.
Servings: 10 1 tablespoon sized
- 2 cups pearl onions, skin on
- 1 tablespoon maple syrup
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 pinch hot chili powder
Preheat the oven to 350F.
In a medium saucepan, parboil the onions for 3 minutes and then rinse in cold water until cool enough to handle.
Slice the root end of the onion off, and then pop the onion out from its outer skin. This is fun, like popping bubble-wrap!
In a small ovenproof pan, combine the onions, maple syrup, oil and chili powder.Roast for about 20 to 25 minutes until tender. There’s so many ways to eat this! Some ideas, from vegan to carnivore, listed below:smeared on crusty baguettespooned onto pear slicesas a topping on endive leavesa combo of endive, pear and onions! Yum!for vegetarians, the addition of goat cheese to any of the abovefor carnivores, this will pair well with chorizo or prosciutto
Reheating and Storage
You can serve this either hot or cold. Reheat them for about 10 minutes in a 200F oven if you like.
They will keep in the fridge in a sealed container for at least 2-3 days, if not longer.
Calories: 20kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Fat: 1g | Potassium: 13mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin C: 0.4mg | Calcium: 4mg