Sous vide onions in beer is a great recipe for sous vide beginners and is an easy make-ahead dish for your next party or barbecue! Ready in just a few minutes with only five ingredients, this is easily my new favorite way to cook caramelized onions for pasta, burgers, pizza and more.
Add olive oil, onions, garlic, salt, and pepper to a pan on medium heat and stir for five minute.
Add beer and reduce to medium-low for 5 minutes.
Pour ingredients in a vac seal bag. Sous vide at 185 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.
It can be tricky to sous vide liquid in bags, depending on your vacuum sealer. It can help to let the bag hang over the side of the counter, to let gravity pull the liquid down while the top gets a clean seal. Consult your vacuum sealer if you encounter trouble getting a seal.