advertisement



onions/scallions


Print this page | Sign up for free e-bulletins
 | Bookmark This Page
Caramelized Onions
 
Description

When slowly cooked over low heat, thinly sliced onions become sweet and meltingly tender. This may seem like a lot of onions, but when cooked, the amount shrinks significantly. Keep a batch of these onions on hand to use as a pasta or burger topping, combine with nonfat plain yogurt to make onion dip, or use as a flavor booster in soups.

Food as Medicine
Onions are good sources of flavonoids, which have been shown to have a variety of anti-inflammatory and cardiovascular benefits. Keep in mind that flavonoid concentrations tend to be higher in the onion's outer layers, so peel off as few of these as possible during preparation.

 
Ingredients

1 tablespoon expeller-pressed canola oil
large onions, thinly sliced

 
Instructions

Heat the canola oil in a large nonstick skillet over low heat. Add the onions and cook for 30 minutes, stirring often, until they are soft and brown. Let cool, and then store in a lidded container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. Try these Caramelized Onions in the Curried Cauliflower Soup.


Makes 2 cups

Nutrients Per Serving:
Calories 240
Fat 14.3 grams
Saturated Fat 1.1 grams
(50.7% of calories from fat)
Protein 3.3 grams
Carbohydrate 28 grams
Cholesterol 0 mgs
Fiber 5.1 grams

This recipe is courtesy of Dr. Weil's cookbook: True Food: Seasonal, Sustainable, Simple, Pure.

 

For your free personalized supplement recommendation, visit Dr. Weil's Vitamin Advisor.

The Weil Vitamin Advisor
Get your FREE personalized vitamin recommendation & supplement plan today!

Dr. Weil on Healthy Aging
Your Online Guide to the Anti-Inflammatory Diet. Start eating for your health - begin your free trial now.

Dr. Weil's Spontaneous Happiness
Achieve emotional well-being
in just eight weeks!
Start your 10-day free trial now!

Vitamin Library
Supplement your knowledge with Dr. Weil's essential vitamin facts. Learn why they are necessary and more.

Dr. Weil's Optimum Health Plan
Your 8-week plan to wellness.
Begin your journey today!
 

Dr. Weil's Head-to-Toe
Wellness Guide

Your guide to natural health.
Use the Wellness Guide today!

Dr. Weil's Anti-Inflammatory Diet Food Pyramid
Our interactive tool can help improve overall health through diet.

Condition Care Guide
Learn about health conditions from acne to vertigo, and Dr. Weil's view of the best treatment options for each.

Healthy Recipes
Discover a treasure trove of healthy, healing foods and creative, delicious ways to prepare them.

Q&A Library
Over 2,000 questions from you
and their corresponding answers
from Dr. Weil.

 
Copyright © 2014 Weil Lifestyle, LLC
Information on this web site is provided for informational purposes only and is not intended as a substitute for the advice provided by your physician or other healthcare professional. You should not use the information on this web site for diagnosing or treating a health problem or disease, or prescribing any medication or other treatment.

Ad Choice
Advertising Notice

This Site and third parties who place advertisements on this Site may collect and use information about your visits to this Site and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. If you would like to obtain more information about these advertising practices and to make choices about online behavioral advertising, please click here