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Red Onion Marmalade


  • 1 kilo red onions, sliced thinly
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 100 grams brown sugar
  • 200 ml red wine
  • 150 ml red wine vinegar or Apple cider vinegar
  • 50 ml Balsamic Vinegar
  • Pinch of salt
  • Sprig of rosemary
  1. Slice onions as thinly as possible and add to a large pot with two tablespoons of olive oil and two peeled and crushed (but whole) cloves of garlic.
  2. Saute the onions slowly for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Now add the brown sugar and stir in well ensuring an even coating.
  4. Continue to saute at a low to nedium heat for 20 minutes, allowing the onions to caremalize, again stir occasionally making sure they don’t burn.
  5. Now add the wine, red wine vinegar, balsamic vinegar, salt and the whole sprig of rosemary.
  6. Simmer for around one hour until almost all of the liquid has evaporated.
  7. Turn off the heat, remove the sprig of rosemary and jar while hot in stelilized Jars.


This is a perfect accompaniment for a strong cheese on a cracker or brown bread. Also super tasty as a sandwich condiment or as side for cold cuts!

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