Sous vide caramelized onions are sweet and will melt in your mouth.  For some reason, many people don’t know how easy it is to make caramelized onions at home. They taste great on almost anything (see ideas below). And you can serve them hot or chilled.

The sous vide methods is one of the easiest ways to cook them.

What to do with caramelized sous vide onions…

  • Add onions to pasta, sandwiches, pizzas, anything! 
  • Freeze in ice cube trays and add to sauces. 
  • Serve them on crackers with cheese for a delicious snack. 

These onions are restaurant quality. The truth is, the traditional stove-top method isn’t difficult, but it requires constant stirring and monitoring over an extended period of time. 

The sous vide makes it easier to caramelize onions.

The sous vide method lets you set and forget the onions. Perfect for busy people who want to eat delicious food.

Sous vide onions in beer recipe

Is there anything you can’t sous vide? This recipe for caramelized sous vide onions in beer adds bold flavor to pasta dishes, sandwiches, pizzas, and sous vide sauces. 

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves (minced)
  • 2 yellow onions (sliced thin)
  • S+P
  • 1 cup beer (lager or sub broth)
  1. Program the sous vide to 185 degrees.
  2. Heat the olive oil in a pan over medium heat for one minute. Add garlic and onion to the pan. Season with s+p. Stir regularly for 5 minutes.
  3. Add beer and reduce to medium-low for 5 minutes.
  4. Pour mixture in a vac seal bag. Sous vide at 185 degrees for 2 hours.
  5. Transfer mixture to a pan on medium heat to cook out any remaining liquid. Serve hot or chilled.

These slow-cooked sous vide onions taste great on sausage sandwiches and sous vide flat iron steak dishes. 

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