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Maple-Onion Jam

You’ll give this gift with pride. The jam tastes rich and onion-mellow, with the perfect level of sweetness and a good bit of spice to add an extra layer of flavor.

Maple-Onion Jam

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By: My Recipes
Servings
4 Cups
Prep Time
30 Minutes
Cook Time
7-8 Hours (High)

Ingredients

  • 5 lbs Onions
  • 1/2 Cup Dark Brown or Coconut Sugar
  • 1 Tbsp Minced Fresh Garlic
  • 1/2 tsp Ground Cardamom
  • 1 tsp Ground Cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp Black Pepper
  • 2 Tbsp Pure Maple Syrup
  • 1 Tbsp Organic Apple Cider Vinegar (Bragg's)

Instructions

Instructions

  1. Stir together first 7 ingredients in a 6-quart slow cooker. Cover and cook on HIGH until onions are deeply softened and mixture is slightly soupy, about 7 hours. Remove lid, and continue to cook until most of the standing liquid has evaporated, about 1 more hour.

  2. Turn off slow cooker, and stir in syrup and vinegar. Cool mixture 30 minutes. (If mixture still has standing liquid after 1 hour of uncovered cooking, strain into a medium saucepan, reserving onions, and add syrup to liquid in saucepan. Cook over high until reduced to about 1/4 cup, 12 to 15 minutes. Stir vinegar and reserved onions into reduced syrup mixture. Cool 30 minutes.)

  3. Stir vinegar and reserved onions into reduced syrup mixture. Cool 30 minutes.) Transfer mixture to a food processor. Pulse until chunky but spreadable, about 10 times. Divide evenly among 4 (8-ounce) jars. Cover and store in refrigerator up to 2 weeks.

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