making life sweeter
There’s nothing quite like the flavor of a fresh, true sweet onion, but cooking with these little gems can be a bit tricky. The unique composition of a sweet onion makes them a wonderful ingredient in some dishes and a terrible choice for others. For the best results when cooking sweet onions consider these helpful tips:

Use sweets: Raw in sandwiches and salads; lightly grilled-whole or sliced, gently roasted or quickly baked; in stir-frys; power bowls, street tacos and other fresh fare. They are delicious caramelized but take care not to stir them too rigorously or cook them at too high a temperature

Avoid using in: Slow-cooker or long-simmering recipes like chili, stews, soup or in baked casserole dishes. Prolonged cooking breaks down the delicate texture and flavor of sweet onions.

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Sweet Onion Mashed Potatoes
Ingredients
1 tbsp canola oil
2 large sweet onions, thinly sliced
1-1/2 lbs Yukon gold potatoes quartered
3 cloves garlic chopped
1/3 cup sour cream
3 tbsp milk
2 tbsp melted butter
1/2 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
3 strips of cooked bacon chopped
1 tsp dried thyme
Directions
Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat; add onions and cook, stirring often until caramelized.

Meanwhile, boil potatoes in a large saucepan for 18 to 22 minutes or until tender.

Drain potatoes; place in a large bowl and mash. Add the sour cream, butter, milk, thyme, salt and pepper (to taste) and mash until blended. Stir in caramelized onions.

Transfer to a serving bowl. Sprinkle with cheese and bacon.
Sweet Onion Mashed Potatoes
PREP TIME
5 minutes
COOK TIME
25 minutes
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