Cebollas En Adobo - Sweet & Sour Onions Tapas

“These onions are cooked and marinated in a delicious,slightly sweet sauce. They go well with any sauceless tapa. We've made this for dinner parties, cocktail parties and it's always a hit. I use a bag of frozen pearl onions and it turns out wonderfully! Goes well with grilled chicken. We usually eat them warm and I don't always cook them for the full time. Makes 4 largeish servings.”
1hr 10mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat 2 tablespoons of the oil in a small skillet and saute the chopped onion and garlic until the onion is tramsparent.
  2. Add the tomato, saute for a minute,
  3. Add the parsley, bay leaf, 1/8 teaspoon of the basil, 1/8 teaspoon of the thyme, salt, pepper, and 2 tablespoons water.
  4. Cover and simmer for 20 minutes.
  5. Place the pearl onions in a saucepan with 1/2 cup water, vinegar and the remaining 1 1/2 tablespoons of oil, the tomato mixture, the remaining 1/8 teaspoon of basil, the remaining 1/8 teaspoon of thyme, the raisins, salt, pepper, and sugar.
  6. Bring to a boil, reduce to a simmer and cook uncovered for 45 minutes.
  7. Cool and refrigerate.
  8. The onions will keep for many days in the refrigerator.

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