How to Caramelize Onions
Learn how to caramelize onions in just a few minutes with very little effort for the perfect addition to dips, burgers, tacos and more!
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
- 2 large yellow onions
- 2 Tbsp vegetable oil or butter
Slice onions and put them in a pan over medium heat.
Drizzle with vegetable oil, then toss to coat. Cover the onions with a lid and cook for 10 minutes.
Stir the onions, replace the lid and let them continue to caramelize for another 10 minutes.
Stir and continue cooking for another 5 minutes, when golden brown and soft.
This same technique applies to shallots, too! Some of my favorite recipes with caramelized onions / shallots are: