Onion Marmalade – Recipe

Onion Marmalade

Sweet & savory, this is a great topping for seared meats, like pork or beef.


  • 1/2 T olive oil
  • 1/2 red onion thinly sliced
  • 2 T red wine
  • 1 t sugar
  • 2 T water
  • 1 sprig thyme remove leaves from stem
  • salt & pepper to taste


  • Heat 1⁄2 tablespoon olive oil in medium pan over medium heat.
  • When oil is shimmering, add sliced onion and cook until soft and translucent, about 5 minutes.
  • Add red wine and sugar, reduce heat to medium low, and simmer until liquid has almost evaporated, about 2 minutes.
  • Add 2 tablespoons water & half the thyme leaves, and cook until evaporated, 2 minutes.
  • Stir in the rest of the thyme, taste and add salt and pepper as needed.

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