Beer Caramelized Onions

Beer Caramelized OnionsYou know what’s better that caramelized onions? Beer caramelized onions.

So tasty, and the possibilities of what they can be used on are endless. Before we begin let’s see what the biggest mistakes are so we can avoid them.

Biggest Mistake

You want to guess what the biggest mistake people make when caramelizing onions is?

People use the wrong type on onion.

They just grab any old onion they have laying around the kitchen. Use a sweet onion! (there are many types of sweet onions) So, if you take that one thing away from this post take this, use the correct onion for the job!

Caramelization is a chemical change that makes carbohydrates (e.g. sugars) turn brown when heated to temperatures of 310Β°F or higher. The best onions for caramelizing are the so-called “sweet” onion varieties, here’s some of their names.

Sweet Onions

  • Vidalia (Georgia)
  • Walla Walla (Washington)
  • Sweet Imperial (California)
  • Oso Sweet (Chile)
  • Texas Sweet (Texas)
  • Mayan Sweet (Mexico)
  • Maui (Hawaii)

Here We Go

Get your onions, peel and slice

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Melting the butter completely before adding onions

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Adding the Onions to the pan and then cover with lid

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And….

Beer Caramelized Onions

All done and ready to use

Recipe

Beer Caramelized Onions
Beer Caramelized Onions
Print Recipe
Beer caramelized onions are sweet and make a great topping to pizza, burgers and even on top of a steak. Easy to make and last up to a week in the refrigerator. So you can make them today and use them several times over the next few days.
Servings Prep Time
6 People 5 Minutes
Cook Time
30 Minutes
Servings Prep Time
6 People 5 Minutes
Cook Time
30 Minutes
Beer Caramelized Onions
Beer Caramelized Onions
Print Recipe
Beer caramelized onions are sweet and make a great topping to pizza, burgers and even on top of a steak. Easy to make and last up to a week in the refrigerator. So you can make them today and use them several times over the next few days.
Servings Prep Time
6 People 5 Minutes
Cook Time
30 Minutes
Servings Prep Time
6 People 5 Minutes
Cook Time
30 Minutes
Ingredients
Servings: People
Instructions
  1. Place a large sauce pan on medium heat and place butter in pan to melt
  2. Peel and slice all onions
  3. Add onions and beer to pan once butter has completely melted, then add confectioners sugar on top. Place lid on pan
  4. Remove lid and stir every 5 minutes. After 20 minutes of cooking, remove lid and stir watching for onions to begin browning.
  5. Once browned, they are ready to use. Again this is super simple and tastes great.
Recipe Notes

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