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Caramelized Onions


  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 pound yellow onions, peeled and very thinly sliced
  • 1/2 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper


  • In a large skillet, melt the butter over medium-high heat. Add the onions and reduce the heat to medium-low. Cook slowly, stirring occasionally, until golden brown and caramelized, about 45 minutes. Add the thyme, salt, and pepper, and stir well to combine. Cook for 1 minute.