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Saute Onions In The Microwave Before Using The Saute Pan

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I always precook Onions and other vegetable in the microwave oven before adding them to the sauté pan. I use one large Onion and it usually takes 5 minutes. Check at that time to see if they are soft and translucent. Carrots cut in pieces also do well this way they keep their bright Orange color. You can go on to Caramelize using just broth if you stir often. This way gives me the best Onion soup or stock for onion Gravy it gets to a deep brown. I love to eat French Onion soup in the winter

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  • I try to not use the microwave as much as possible, as it destroys most of the enzymes and antioxidants in the food. - by ERICTHEKNUTE
  • Thanks for the tip. I also love French onion soup. Will try soon. Charlotte - by OURELEE1

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