Caramelised onion and balsamic relish

  • 15 mins preparation
  • 35 mins cooking
  • Makes 3 Cup
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Caramelised onion and balsamic relish
  • 1/3 cup (80ml) olive oil
  • 4 (1.2kg) large red onions, sliced thinly
  • 2 clove garlic, crushed
  • 2 teaspoon yellow mustard seeds
  • 1/3 cup (75g) firmly packed brown sugar
  • 2/3 cup (160ml) balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


Caramelised onion and balsamic relish
  • 1
    In a large deep frying pan, heat oil. Add onions, garlic. Cook, covered, over low heat for about 30 minutes until soft. Stir occasionally.
  • 2
    Stir in mustard seeds, cook a further minute.
  • 3
    Add sugar, vinegar, salt. Bring to boil, reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, stirring occasionally for about 5 minutes, or until most of the liquid has evaporated and onions are caramelised.
  • 4
    Spoon mixture into hot sterilised jars, seal while hot.


Not suitable to freeze or microwave.

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