Onion-Thyme Jam

Onion-Thyme Jam

Onion-Thyme Jam

Makes about 1 cup

2 tablespoons unsalted butter

2 tablespoons olive oil

4 medium sweet onions, chopped (about 4 cups)

2 tablespoons fresh thyme leaves (or 1 1/2 teaspoons dried)

1 bay leaf

1 roasted garlic clove, mashed (optional)

Kosher salt

Freshly ground black pepper

1/4 cup apple cider vinegar

2 tablespoons brown sugar


Melt the butter and olive oil in a heavy-bottomed pot. Add the onions, thyme, bay leaf, garlic, 1 teaspoon salt, and a few cracks of pepper. Cover and cook over medium-low heat for 20 minutes.  Add the vinegar and sugar and cook, stirring frequently, 20 minutes or longer until thickened. Remove bay leaf.  Transfer jam to a bowl and let cool. Season with additional salt and pepper, if desired.  Can be refrigerated for a few days; return to room temperature before serving.

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