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Sous Vide Onions in Beer

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time2 hrs
Total Time2 hrs 5 mins
Course: Side Dish
Keyword: beer, onions, sous vide
Servings: 2
Author: Jenna Passaro



  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 yellow onions sliced thin
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 cup beer lager or sub broth


  • Program the sous vide to 185°F.
  • Add olive oil, onions, garlic, salt, and pepper to a pan on medium heat and stir for five minutes.
  • Add beer and reduce to medium-low for 5 minutes.
  • Pour ingredients in a vac seal bag. Sous vide at 185°F degrees for 2 hours.
  • Transfer mixture to a pan on medium heat to cook out any remaining liquid. Serve hot or chilled.


  • If you're adapting this recipe for sous vide pearl onions, slice them in half or leave them whole if they're very small.
  • These sous vide onions are delicious on pulled pork tacos and sausage sandwiches.
  • You can sub vegetable or chicken broth for the beer if desired.