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Category: Sauces and Condiments

Charred Sweet Onions and Blue Cheese

Anyone can set a bottle of ketchup or mustard on the table, but there are many more condiments to enhance the taste of hamburgers and moisten the buns. Consider the BLT Winner, Charred Sweet Onions With Blue Cheese and the ... Read more

Total time: 15 minutes | Serves 4 to 8
Note: This topping can be served at room temperature or warm, slightly reheated in the microwave oven. It combines well with Dijon mustard.
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 1 large sweet onion, halved and thinly sliced
  • 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon red wine vinegar
  • 2/3 cup crumbled blue cheese
  • Salt
  • Freshly ground pepper
  • 1 tablespoon snipped chives, for garnish

Step 1Heat oil in large heavy skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion. Cook, stirring occasionally to avoid burning but to allow browning, about 5 to 6 minutes. Stir in balsamic and red wine vinegars, then blue cheese. Remove from heat. Add salt and pepper to taste. (Can be made 3 days ahead and refrigerated. To serve, let sit out until room temperature or gently warm in microwave oven.) Adjust seasoning. Garnish with chives.

Each of 8 servings:
75 calories; 193 mg sodium; 8 mg cholesterol; 7 grams fat; 2 grams carbohydrates; 3 grams protein; 0.08 gram fiber.
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