Easy Onion Jam recipe

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1 tablespoon olive oil, or as needed
2 onions, coarsely chopped
1 cup water
¼ cup balsamic vinegar
¼ cup brown sugar

Nutrition Info

91.5 calories
carbohydrate: 17.6 g
cholesterol: : -
fat: 2.3 g
fiber: 1.3 g
protein: 0.9 g
saturatedFat: 0.3 g
servingSize: -
sodium: 9.4 mg
sugar: 13.6 g
transFat: : -
unsaturatedFat: : -


  1. Heat olive oil in a saucepan over medium-high heat. Saute onion in hot oil until soft and caramelized, 10 to 12 minutes. Add water, balsamic vinegar, and brown sugar, stir until sugar is dissolved and mixture is simmering. Reduce heat to low and cook until mixture thickens and reaches desired consistency, about 30 minutes.

Recipe Yield

6 servings

Recipe Note

This is an easy onion jam that is incredibly versatile. It enhances anything from rice or barley dishes to spreading on a piece of bread. Great accompaniment to chicken as well. You can substitute sherry vinegar for the balsamic vinegar.

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