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Quick Caramelized Pearl Onions

  • 1 tablespoon stick margarine or butter
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 (16-ounce) package frozen pearl onions, thawed
  • 1 2/3 cups coarsely chopped red bell pepper
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh or 1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper


  1. Wash hands with soap and water. Melt margarine in a non-stick skillet over medium-high heat. Add sugar and onions. Sauté 8 minutes or until golden brown; stir frequently.
  2. Stir in red bell pepper, rosemary, salt, and pepper. Sauté 2 minutes. Serve.

Store leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to four days. 

Pearled Onions
Total Time
20 min
Prep Time
10 min
Nutrition Facts

Calories: 140
Fat: 11 g
Saturated Fat: 2 g
Sodium: 115 mg
Total Carbohydrate: 8 g
Added Sugar: 5 g
Fiber: 1 g
Protein: 1 g