Caramelised onions

Caramelised onions


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About this recipe: These caramelised onions benefit from a bit of bacon for a smoky, sweet flavour. Makes a delicious side to roast meats, or serve on top of your favourite burger.


Serves: 4 

  • 6 rashers streaky bacon, chopped
  • 2 large onions, cut into thin strips
  • 2 tablespoons treacle
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:25min  ›  Ready in:35min 

  1. Place bacon in a heavy frying pan. Cook over medium-high heat until crisp. Remove bacon, reserving 1 tablespoon dripping in pan. Dice bacon, and set aside.
  2. Cook onions in reserved dripping for 15 minutes, or until onion is soft and caramel coloured. Stir in treacle, salt and pepper. Place in a serving dish, and sprinkle with diced bacon.

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I didnt add the bacon as used the onions to make quiche so I used sausages. Tasted delicious! - 02 Apr 2014

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