Balsamic Glazed Pearl Onions from the Seattle & King County Office of Public Health—original source of recipe, in the public domain

  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Serves: 8



  1. Preheat oven to 475°F.
  2. In a large stockpot, bring water to a boil then add onions.
  3. Stir for 30 seconds then remove with a slotted spoon.
  4. Peel onions then arrange on a jellyroll pan.
  5. Sprinkle onions evenly with rosemary.
  6. In a medium sized bowl, whisk together wine, soy sauce, balsamic vinegar, oil and honey then drizzle over onions.
  7. Bake for 30 minutes stirring once after first 15 minutes.
  8. Remove onions with a slotted spoon and set aside in a bowl.
  9. Pour remaining balsamic sauce from pan into a small saucepan.
  10. Bring to a boil then reduce heat and simmer for 2 minutes until slightly syrupy.
  11. Pour balsamic sauce over onions then toss to coat.
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