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Vegan Caramelized Onion and Asparagus Cups

A savory, crispy, crunchy, healthy, and easy to make appetizer. Perfect for New Year's Eve.
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Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 16
Author: Linda and Alex at Veganosity


  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil
  • 1 and 1/2 cups of asparagus – finely diced
  • 1 red onion – finely chopped
  • 1/3 cup of toasted chopped walnuts
  • 1/2 teaspoon of oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon of sage
  • 1/4 teaspoon of sea salt
  • Pepper to taste
  • Splash of dry white wine – approximately 3 tablespoons
  • 1/4 cup of shredded vegan cheddar cheese
  • 16 phyllo dough cups see note


  • Heat the oil in a large skillet on medium-high heat. When the oil is hot add the onions and cook until they become translucent. Turn the heat down to medium and add the asparagus and cook for 10 minutes. Add the walnuts, herbs, salt, pepper, and wine. Cook until the wine evaporates. Turn off the heat and add the cheese, stir well until combined. Fill the phyllo dough cups with the mixture.
  • Enjoy!


The phyllo dough cups can be found in the frozen food section of your local grocery store.