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Burnt red onion jam is an easy, delicious condiment to make for steaks or on appetizers. | joeshealthymeals.com

Burnt Red Onion Jam

Tasty, simple to make condiment that can be used in a number of ways.
Course Condiment
Cuisine American
Prep Time 8 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 1 batch
Calories 128kcal
Author Joe Boyle


  • 2 red onions, cut into 1/4" rounds
  • 2 tbsp good balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tbsp capers drained
  • salt to taste
  • cooking spray


  • Preheat broiler on high heat
  • Spray a large baking sheet with cooking spray then lay in the onion rounds
  • Place under the broiler about 6" for 12 minutes or until the onions have a nice char on them
  • Remove and let cool for several minutes
  • Place the onions in a food processor with the balsamic vinegar and capers, if using. Pulse until the onions are coarsely chopped 
  • Taste and adjust the saltiness. Store in a covered jar in the refrigerator for up to 7 days


One entire batch as presented has a total of 128 calories. Recipe is adapted from Tasting Table.


Calories: 128kcal