Sign In / Sign Up
Brie with Caramelized Onions
#0155

Spice Islands®

Brie with Caramelized Onions

Difficulty

  • Prep Time: 25 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes

10 to 12 servings

Ingredients

1 tablespoon Mazola® Pure Olive Oil

2 tablespoons butter

4 large sweet onions, sliced

1 cup chopped dates

1/2 cup sliced almonds

2 tablespoons Spice Islands® Minced Garlic

1 cup red wine, divided

3 tablespoons brown sugar

2 teaspoons Spice Islands® Thyme

1 teaspoon Spice Islands® Ground Saigon Cinnamon

1 teaspoon Spice Islands® Medium Grind Black Pepper

1 teaspoon salt

1 wheel (2 pounds) French Brie cheese, packed in a wooden box

2 loaves French baguettes, sliced

Instructions

Heat oil and butter in a large skillet over medium high heat. Add onions; sauté until just tender, about 6 minutes. Add dates and almonds. Reduce heat to medium. Cook onions about 25 minutes, until golden brown in color, stirring often. Add garlic and 1/2 cup of the wine; cook and stir until most of the liquid evaporates, about 2 minutes. Sprinkle brown sugar, thyme and cinnamon over onions and sauté until soft and browned, about 10 minutes. Add remaining 1/2 cup wine; stir until evaporated, about 2 minutes. Add pepper and salt; cool.

Preheat oven to 350ºF. Unwrap Brie, reserving the bottom of the wooden box. Cut away only top rind of cheese, leaving rind intact on bottom and sides. Return Brie to box, rind side down. Place box on baking sheet. Spread onion mixture evenly over top of  Brie. Bake about 20 minutes, until cheese just melts. Transfer Brie to a platter; surround with baguette slices.

Additional Content


Cook Once, Feast All Season Long
Cook Once, Feast All Season Long
A smart cook knows holiday leftovers are lifesavers on the day after the feast, but a true kitchen genius has an eye on new and exciting dinners through the new year.
A Friendsgiving Menu Made for Sharing
A Friendsgiving Menu Made for Sharing
Everyone is eager to see the family for Thanksgiving, but a lot of us like to extend the festivities to our close friends—thus, Friendsgiving was born.
A World of Tacos
A World of Tacos
We’ve taken the humble taco and reimagined what taco night could be by inspiring authentic and flavorful meals.