Caramelized Onion Sauce

Enhance any beef cut with this top-notch caramelized onion sauce. Delicious!

  • 45
  • 12
  • 30
  • 1 g

Ingredients & Cooking


  • 2 teaspoons butter
  • 3 cups diced sweet onions (1/4-inch)
  • 1/2 cup dry red wine
  • 1 can (14 to 14-1/2 ounces) reduced-sodium beef broth
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper


  1. Heat butter in 12-inch skillet over medium heat.  Add onions; cook, covered, 5 to 7 minutes, or until soft. Remove cover; cook 6 to 8 minutes or until onions are golden brown, stirring occasionally.  Add wine; simmer 2 to 4 minutes or until wine is almost evaporated.  Add broth, salt and pepper, cook 22 to 24 minutes or until sauce is reduced to 1-1/2 cups.  Serve warm.
  2. Cook's Tip: For a great pairing, use the wine you will be serving with dinner in this sauce.

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