Sautéed Cipollini Onions

Sautéed Cipollini Onions

Ingredients

  • coarse salt
  • 1.5lb cipollini onions or small shallots, peeled
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon finely chopped fresh thyme

Directions

Step 1
Bring 6 cups water to a boil in a medium saucepan; add salt. Boil onions until softened, about 4 minutes, drain, and pat dry. Set aside.
Step 2
Heat butter and oil in a large saute pan over high heat, stirring to combine, until butter melts. Add onions, and cook, stirring occasionally, until browned, about 4 minutes.
Step 3
Reduce heat to medium-low, add thyme, and season with salt.
Step 4
Cover and cook until onions are tender, 4 to 5 minutes. Serve warm.