Caramelized Red Bell Peppers and Onions

Caramelized Red Bell Peppers and Onions


"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!"


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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  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.
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  1. 79 Ratings


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...