Moroccan-Style Pearl Onions Moroccan-Style Pearl Onions

Author: Canadian Living

This sweet side dish offers up melt-in-your-mouth pearl onions bathed in a cinnamon-infused, raisin-studded sauce. Serve alongside a roast or let it star as a vegetarian main dish served over rice.

  • Portion size 3 servings



To peel onions, drop into saucepan of boiling water for 1 minute; drain and chill under cold water. Slice off ends and peel.

In skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat; brown onions, stirring, for 5 minutes. Add ginger; stir for 30 seconds. Add stock, cinnamon and allspice; cover and simmer over medium-low heat for 10 minutes. Add raisins and honey; simmer for 5 minutes.

Increase heat to medium-high; add lemon juice and cook, uncovered and stirring constantly, for 5 minutes or until sauce is thickened and vegetables are glazed. Serve garnished with coriander.

Nutritional facts <b>Per 1/2 cup (125 mL):</b> about

  • Sodium 166 mg
  • Protein 2 g
  • Calories 81.0
  • Total fat 3 g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Saturated fat trace
  • Total carbohydrate 13 g


  • Iron 3.0
  • Folate 5.0
  • Calcium 2.0
  • Vitamin C 8.0
Share X

Moroccan-Style Pearl Onions