Ewa Sweet Onion Marmalade

Demonstrated by: Aloun Farms.
Featured in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser on April 15, 2015.



Ewa Sweet Onion Marmalade

  • 3 tablespoons virgin olive oil
  • 2-3 large Ewa sweet onions
  • 1 tablespoon pepper flakes (optional)
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1/3 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Heat oil in heavy large pot over medium heat.
  2. Add onions and dried red pepper.
  3. Cover and cook until onions are tender, stirring occasionally, about 15 minutes.
  4. Add brown sugar and vinegar.
  5. Cook uncovered until onions are very tender and mixture is thick, stirring frequently, about 20 minutes.
  6. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  7. Cool completely.
  8. Can be prepared 4 days ahead; cover and refrigerate.
  9. Serve with fresh bread or crackers.

Makes 2 cups.

Approximate Nutrient Analysis per 2 Tablespoon serving (not including salt to taste):
60 calories, 3.5 g fat, 1 g saturated fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 10 mg sodium, 8 g carbohydrate, 0 g fiber, 6 g sugar, 0 g protein


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