This is a salty, sweet and smoky onion jam with a noticeable pork and black pepper flavor. It may seem slightly runny when hot, but when cooled it's thick and tender. Eat this tasty slow-cooker jam on burgers, especially with blue cheese, or serve on a cheese board. It will keep in the refrigerator for about 5 days.

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Source: Everyday Slow Cooker


Recipe Summary

25 mins
9 hrs 25 mins
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  • Stir together the onions, pancetta, vinegar, brown sugar, thyme, pepper, and salt in a 6-quart slow cooker. Cover and cook on LOW until the onions are very tender, about 7 hours. Uncover and stir well. Increase the heat to HIGH, and cook, uncovered, until the desired consistency, about 1 hour. Skim the fat, and discard. Cool to room temperature, about 1 hour. Serve at room temperature or cold.


Nutrition Facts

45 calories; protein 1g 2% DV; carbohydrates 7g 2% DV; sugars 6g; fat 1g 2% DV; saturated fat 1g 5% DV; sodium 121mg 5% DV; added sugar 4g.