Red Onion Preserves
|Olive oil||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Minced garlic||1 Tablespoon|
|Ground cumin||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Red pepper flakes||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Dried oregano||1 Teaspoon|
|Balsamic vinegar||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Coarsely ground black pepper||1 Teaspoon|
|Red onions||3 Pound, cut in 1/2-inch slices|
Heat oil in saute pan over medium-high heat.
Add garlic and saute 1 minute.
Add remaining ingredients, except onions, and stir.
Add onion, stir, and reduce heat to low.
Cover and cook about 45 minutes to 1 hour until onion is very soft, stirring several times.
Do not allow to burn.
Let cool to room temperature and refrigerate at least 1 day.
To serve, remove bay leaf and let preserves return to room temperature.