1/4 cup olive oil
4 med onions chopped
1 tsp salt
1/4 tsp black pepper freshly ground
1/2 cup white wine
6 tbsp heavy cream
1 cup mixed fresh herbs tightly packed
1 lb pasta
1/2 cup parmesan cheese freshly grated
How to prepare
Bring 4 tbsp of salted water to a boil in a lg pot for cooking the pasta.
Heat the oil in a lg skillet. Add the onions and saute over med-low heat, stirring occasionally, until golden brown, 35 to 40 min.. If the onions start to burn, lower the heat. The onions should cook very slowly.
Season the caramelized onions with the salt and pepper. Raise the heat to med and add the wine. Simmer, scraping the bottom of the pan to loosen any brown bits, until the aroma of the alcohol fades, about 3 min..
Add the cream and herbs to the pan. Bring the sauce to a boil and simmer until it has thickened slightly, about 1 min.. Taste for salt and pepper and adjust seasonings if necessary.
While preparing the sauce, cook and drain the pasta. Toss the hot pasta with the onion sauce and 1/2 cup grated Parmesan. Mix well and transfer portions to warm pasta bowls. Serve immediately with more grated cheese passed separately.