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Carmelized Tomato and Onion Compote

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Category: Vegetables, Low Fat

 Ingredients List

  • 1 1/2 lb Large tomatoes; cut in
  • -wedges
  • Up to 2 lbs. (about 4 lbs)
  • 2 ts Butter (2 T)
  • 2 c Onions; sliced into rings
  • Vadelias if possible
  • 1 ts Sugar
  • 3/4 ts Ground coriander; or cumin
  • -(1/2 t.)
  • 1/2 ts Salt
  • 1/8 ts Pepper
  • 2 tb Brown sugar (not in
  • -original)
  • 2 tb Cornstarch (not in
  • -original)


In a saucepan, heat butter until hot; add onions, 1 tablespoon water and
the first sugar (white). Cover and cook over very low heat until tender,
stirring occasionally. Stir in coriander, salt, pepper, second sugar
(brown) and the tomatoes. Cook uncovered until tomatoes are almost soft,
about 5 mins or so. (Original recipe: .....cook until tomatoes are soft,
about 10 mins.)

(The following paragraph was not in original.) In a small bowl, mix
cornstarch with water to make a smooth paste. Stir into tomatoes and
continue cooking until tomatoes are tender and mixture has thickened, about
another 5 mins.

NOTE: Measurements/directions in parens are the original recipe.

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