The longer those cook, the sweeter and more caramelized they will become. A little balsamic vinegar is a nice touch to add.



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  • Heat oil in a 10-inch skillet over medium heat. Add onions. Cook, tossing occasionally, until beginning to brown, about 5 minutes.

  • Sprinkle with sugar; season with salt and pepper. Add 2/3 cup water and thyme; cook, stirring occasionally, until onions are tender and liquid has evaporated, about 20 minutes.

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Rating: 3 stars
Just as easy to use balsamic vinegar and a richer flavor.
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ashley0304: you don't need to adapt it at all - if you get frozen you're thawing them anyway, fresh means you're just skipping that step.
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How would you adapt the recipe for fresh pearl onions? I couldn't find frozen.