Roasted Cipollini Onions with Sherry Vinegar Recipe

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Rosalyn Published: May 5, 2021 Modified: May 31, 2021

How To Make Roasted Cipollini Onions with Sherry Vinegar

Tastefully roasted cipollini onions are cooked with minty thyme and sweet-nutty sherry vinegar to yield a sweet and savory side to your favorite meals!

Preparation: 30 minutes
Cooking: 30 minutes
Total: 1 hour



  • lbscipollini onions
  • ¼cupextra-virgin olive oil
  • 1tbspthyme leaves
  • 1tspsugar
  • ¼cupsherry vinegar,plus 2 tbsp
  • salt and freshly ground pepper


  1. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F.

  2. In a large pot of boiling, salted water, cook the cipollini for about 3 minutes, until just tender. Drain and cool under cold running water. Trim and peel the onions and pat dry.

  3. Transfer the onions to a large ovenproof skillet and stir in the olive oil, thyme leaves, sugar, and ¼ cup of the sherry vinegar. Bring to a simmer over moderate heat.

  4. Cover the skillet with foil and roast the onions in the upper third of the oven for about 20 minutes, until soft.

  5. Remove the foil and roast the onions for about 10 minutes, basting a few times with the juices, until lightly glazed. Transfer the skillet to the stove.

  6. Add the remaining 2 tablespoons of sherry vinegar and stir over moderate heat for about 2 minutes, until the onions are richly glazed. Season with salt and plenty of pepper.

  7. Serve warm, and enjoy!


  • Calories: 196.23kcal
  • Fat: 13.70g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.95g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 9.88g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.46g
  • Carbohydrates: 17.47g
  • Fiber: 3.13g
  • Sugar: 8.27g
  • Protein: 1.97g
  • Sodium: 466.78mg
  • Calcium: 45.53mg
  • Potassium: 260.52mg
  • Iron: 0.60mg
  • Vitamin A: 1.59µg
  • Vitamin C: 13.55mg
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