Caramelized Red Bell Peppers and Onions

Caramelized Red Bell Peppers and Onions

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"This divine combination of sweet red peppers and sweet red onions goes very well with lamb. To add a little variety, add 1/4 cup raisins before serving, it's delicious!"
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40 m servings 93 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 93 kcal
  • 5%
  • Fat:
  • 4.6 g
  • 7%
  • Carbs:
  • 9.4g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 1.3 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 3 mg
  • < 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 13 mg
  • < 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. In a hot saucepan over a medium heat, combine red peppers, onion, oil and butter; saute for 2 minutes. Reduce heat to medium-low and continue cooking, stirring occasionally, until the onions and peppers soften.
  2. If desired, stir red wine into the vegetables and cook until the wine evaporates; approximately 30 minutes. Season with salt, pepper, and basil.


  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.


  1. 79 Ratings

Most helpful positive review

Simply delicious! This is so easy to make and it always turns out good. I use a combination of red and green peppers, red and vidalia onion for color and flavor but no matter what you use or you...

Most helpful critical review

Disappointed with the overall flavour. I had to add A LOT more basil and salt and pepper just to take away the blandness. It definitely needs something else to give it some life.

Simply delicious! This is so easy to make and it always turns out good. I use a combination of red and green peppers, red and vidalia onion for color and flavor but no matter what you use or you...

This is wonderful!! I have made this dish at least 4 times since I got a new grill pan for Christmas. I can not believe the flavors. I have served this with Italian Sausage in sandwiches, and...

Everytime we have (any) steak, my husband requests nothing other than onions & mushrooms (either sauteed or grilled..whatever) and since he LOVES red bell peppers, I decided to give this a try. ...

We have this often - Hubs is particularly fond of this side dish, particularly with a grilled steak, and it always adds such great color and interest to the dinner plate. I generally use a mix o...

I love this recipe! I had bought some mini red, orange and yellow bell peppers at the store and I was looking for a recipe on the site and I found this one. I didn't have any red o...

I liked this recipe alot. The red wine gives it a nice little kick. I accidently bought a yellow onion but it still came out just as good. The whole house was fuming with the sweet scent of the ...

Instead of dried basil, I used 2 Tblsp fresh basil added just a few minutes before cooking was complete. Cooked only about 15 min after adding wine so peppers still had some body...would be too...

Very good, unique side dish recipe! I used orange, red and green peppers and white onion because in my mind, it was prettier to look at than the red peppers and red onions. I also added a splas...

Absolutely lovely! Hubby loved it with some fresh foccacia bread. So easy and yummy. I used only oil, though, no butter and added some thyme as had no basil. I also added some balsamic vinegar i...

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