I adapted this recipe from The Best of Cooking Light 4: Special Edition magazine.
Roasted Balsamic Pearl Onions make a great side dish for Thanksgiving. Roasted
Balsamic Pearl Onions are also delicious to serve with a steak or other grilled meat. Your kitchen will smell fantastic as these pearl onions bake!
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Roasted Balsamic Pearl Onions Recipe:
Yields: 8 servings
Prep time: 15 min
Cook time: 30 min
2 quarts water
1/2 cup low-sodium soy sauce
1/3 cup good-quality aged
2 tablespoons extra-virgin
2 tablespoons honey
4 pounds pearl
2 tablespoons fresh
rosemary leaves, crushed
1 cup dry red
* Sometimes you can even find colored pearl onions in your market. If you do, use them as they make a
Preheat oven to 475°F.
In a large stockpot, bring water to a boil; add onions. Stir for 30 seconds then remove with a slotted spoon. Peel
onions then arrange on a jellyroll pan. Sprinkle onions evenly with rosemary.
In a medium sized bowl, whisk together wine, soy sauce, balsamic vinegar, olive oil, and honey; drizzle over onions.
Bake for 30 minutes, stirring once after first 15 minutes. Remove from oven and remove onions with a slotted spoon; set aside in a bowl.
Pour remaining balsamic sauce from pan into a small saucepan. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer for 2 minutes until slightly syrupy.
Pour balsamic sauce over onions then toss to coat
Makes 8 servings.