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Mrs. T’s Onions & Basil

10 Aug

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Here’s one of Mrs. Tyrannocaster’s easy summer recipes, another great side dish like her roasted peppers.

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Since I’ve pretty much given everything away in the picture above, let’s get right to it.

Mrs. Tyrannocaster’s Onions & Balsamic Basil

Ingredients
3 large red onions, sliced
1 cup packed fresh basil
1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
3-4 tablespoons avocado oil
Salt & pepper

What To Do
Toss the onions with 2-3 tablespoons of oil. Roast for 20 minutes at 400F. (You might want to use a lower temperature if you are not using avocado oil, which has a high smoke/oxidation point.) Stir, add more oil if needed; cook another 10-15 minutes. Add balsamic vinegar and cook until soft and sticky, 5 minutes. Stir in basil, which will wilt; add salt & pepper to taste and serve immediately.

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Here are the onions after they have cooked for a while, with their added balsamic vinegar:

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Here is the added basil:

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The finished dish, ready to serve:

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With a meal:

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Top left, vampire-resistant aïoli. Clockwise from the meat: Pastured lamb steak with vermouth and thyme glaze; the onions; shredded red cabbage and carrots sauteed in lard with sesame oil and wheat-free soy sauce; baby asparagus roasted in avocado oil. – Mrs. Tyrannocaster

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3 Comments

Posted by on August 10, 2014 in Health, Recipes & ingredients

 

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3 responses to “Mrs. T’s Onions & Basil

  1. Gwen

    August 10, 2014 at 9:26 am

    YUMMY! Love fresh basil, onions, peppers….delish!

     
  2. Jack Flacco

    August 10, 2014 at 7:17 pm

    This looks like such a great dish! I love onions and have them with my burgers, cooked in a pan, lightly sauteed. Absolutely stunning when they caramelize!

     
    • Tyrannocaster

      August 11, 2014 at 5:00 am

      I agree completely; they just add so much to a meal besides being good for you. Sautéed onions are quicker but I think the roasted ones are actually a little easier because there’s so little watching involved. Give the fresh basil a try with your onions in the pans; should work just the same as it does with the roasted ones.

       

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