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My Onion Jam


Delicious on Meat and Salad sandwiches, with fritters, with cheese and crackers or adding to a frittata


2kg onions, finely sliced
50g butter
2 T foodies for food lovers Extra Virgin Olive Oil
2 T grated fresh ginger
30g yellow mustard seeds
1 bay leaf
1 t  fresh rosemary, if you have it
750g brown sugar  
375ml balsamic vinegar


Place the onions, butter and oil in a saucepan and cook over a gentle heat until onions are tender.

 Add the remaining ingredients and stir until the sugar dissolves.

Bring to the boil and simmer until dark in colour and jam like in consistency.  This should take about 1 hour for this quantity but more for increased quantities

 Pour into sterilised jars and seal.

Makes about 5 x 250ml jars

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