EMILIA ROMAGNA - Friggione
Viaggio Extra Virgin Olive Oil 2 teaspoons
salt 1 teaspoon
sugar 1 teaspoon
white onions 5 ½lb
Viaggio Italian peeled tomatoes 7oz
To prepare the Friggione, start by slicing the white onions very finely. Put them in a large bowl and add the teaspoon of salt and the sugar, leave to macerate for at least 4 hours stirring from time to time. Put the onions and the liquid they will have released in a saucepan adding the Viaggio extra virgin olive oil. Leave to cook on low heat for at least 2 hours stirring occasionally. When the onions get brown, add the Viaggio Italian peeled tomatoes and continue cooking for at least another hour and a half. The result should be a kind of cream, at this point adjust salt and pepper. Serve the Friggione on some croutons, or as a sauce for meat.