Perfect red onion marmalade


This red onion marmalade is easy to prepare and absolutelly amazing. It has a particular sweet and sour taste thanks to the caramelization of the onions together with apple cider vinegar. Cinnamon, cloves and white wine gives it some depth and make it super fragrant. It goes perfectly with fish carpaccio, cheese or bruschetta.

Perfect red onion marmalade
Preparation time
Cooking time
Waiting time 1h


For 4 Person(s)


  • 2 large red onions (I used red onions from Tropea)
  • 150 g sugar
  • 100 ml white wine
  • 100 ml apple cider vinegar
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1 anise star
  • 2 cloves
  • 1 tsp coriander seeds
  • 2 bay leaves

Perfect red onion marmalade Directions

  1. Peel the onions and cut them into thin slices. Place the onions in a bowl and add all the spices, sugar and a pinch of salt. Let rest for about an hour.

    marmellata cipolle 04
  2. Put the onions and spices into a saucepan. Add white wine and apple cider vinegar. Turn on the heat and bring to a boil, then reduce the heat and cook for 40 minutes stirring occasionally.

    marmellata cipolle 03
  3. Once the liquid has become more thick (like syrup) turn off the heat, remove the spices and let it cool down. Keep in the refrigerator for up to 4 - 5 days.

    lot of love. B.

    marmellata cipolle 02
    share post pin

Nutrition facts

(vegetarian, gluten free, lactose free)
Per Serving


Monday, 13 February 2017
These were a big hit. My onions were chopped a day or two ahead and were bigger than I would have li...
See Full Review >>
- jokestern

Add review

Enter your email and click on the captcha below to confirm your review.


Recommended recipes