Onion Jam

Onion Jam

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Course: Appetizer, Side Dish
Keyword: Appetizer, Side dish
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes
Servings: 4 People
Calories: 549kcal


  • Cutting Board
  • Knife
  • Skillet

Adjust Servings


  • 4 medium onions diced
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 1/3 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 4 Tbsp honey you can use more or less
  • 1 tsp thyme optional


  • In a bowl toss together diced onions and salt and let set at room temperature for about 10-20 minutes.
  • In a skillet heat oil and add the diced onions with any liquid that has macerated. Cook over medium high heat until translucent, stirring occasionally, about 10-20 minutes.
  • Add black pepper and thyme to onions. Lower heat to medium low.
  • Add balsamic vinegar and honey to onions and cook for about 20 minutes, stirring frequently.
  • After about 20 minutes increase heat and cook until thick and a jam like texture. Stir frequently as to not let mixture stick or burn to pan.
  • Can be eaten right away or stored in an airtight container in refrigerator, up to two weeks. Is great on sandwiches, toast, salads, meats, vegetables, etc.


Sodium: 4692mg | Calcium: 149mg | Vitamin C: 36mg | Vitamin A: 115IU | Sugar: 100g | Fiber: 8g | Potassium: 821mg | Calories: 549kcal | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Fat: 5g | Protein: 6g | Carbohydrates: 127g | Iron: 2mg

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