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You can eat this delicious Portuguese onion sauce (cebolada) over fish, potatoes or on a bun.
Preparation time:
5 min
Cooking Time:
10 min
Ready In:
15 min
Level of Difficulty:

You can eat this delicious  Portuguese onion sauce (cebolada) over fish, potatoes or on a bun.

Portuguese Onion Sauce (Cebolada) Recipe

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Feb 3, 2016
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3 tablespoons of olive oil4 medium sized onions, chopped2 cloves of garlic, chopped1 tablespoon of tomato paste1 tablespoon of pimento sauce1 tablespoon of red vinegar1 teaspoon of paprika 1/2 cup of waterSalt (to taste) Get these ingredients & more Get ingredients and other stuff at Amazon.com


  • In a frying pan over medium temperature, add the olive oil, onions and garlic, cook for about 5 minutes until the onions are transparent, than add the tomato paste, pimento sauce, paprika, salt and water, continue cooking while stirring very well for a couple of minutes and your done.
  • You can serve this over fish or boiled potatoes, we like it best over fish.
  • If you want to make a quick meal out of this alone, before you turn off the stove, add 4 eggs and keep stiring until the eggs are cooked, use bits of crusty bread to scoop it from the plate, enjoy.
Recipe & Photo Credit: Paula Costa
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