Baked Brie with Cranberry Caramelized Onions

Baked Brie with Cranberry Caramelized Onions 150 Author: Canadian Living Credits: Baked Brie with Cranberry Caramelized Onions 150

If time is short, you can make the topping well ahead and even spread onto the Brie up to a day ahead. The marriage of rich melting cheese with sweet yet tangy soft onions is unforgettable. Serve with lavash or toasted baguette slices.

  • Portion size 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 3/4 cup finely chopped sweet onion
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 pinch pepper
  • 2 tablespoons packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons wine vinegar
  • 1 pinch dried thyme
  • 1 tablespoon chopped dried cranberry
  • 1 round Brie cheese (8 oz/230 g)
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh parsley

Method

In skillet, heat oil over medium heat; fry onion, salt and pepper, stirring occasionally, until light golden, about 12 minutes.

Sprinkle with sugar; cook over medium-low heat, stirring occasionally, until golden brown, about 20 minutes.

Stir in vinegar and thyme, scraping up brown bits on bottom of pan; cook for 2 minutes. Scrape into bowl; let cool. Stir in cranberries. (Make-ahead: Cover and refrigerate for up to 48 hours.)

Spread onion mixture over cheese. (Make-ahead: Cover and refrigerate for up to 24 hours; let come to room temperature before continuing.) Place on small baking sheet; bake in 350°F (180°C) oven until cheese is softened, about 10 minutes. Transfer to serving plate; sprinkle with parsley.

Nutritional facts Per Each Of 8 Servings: about

  • Sodium 181 mg
  • Protein 6 g
  • Calories 139.0
  • Total fat 10 g
  • Cholesterol 28 mg
  • Saturated fat 5 g
  • Total carbohydrate 7 g

%RDI

  • Iron 2.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 10.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 6.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 5.0
  • Vitamin C 3.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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