Sweet Onions and Peppers

Sweet Onions and Peppers

Prep and Cook Time: 1 hour. Notes: You can make this topping up to 1 day ahead; cover and chill. Let come to room temperature to serve.

Sunset OCTOBER 2005

  • Yield: Makes about 3 cups (serving size: 2 tablespoons)


  • 4 onions (8 oz. each)
  • 2 red bell peppers (1 lb. total)
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons caraway seeds
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar


1. Peel 4 onions (8 oz. each) and sliver lengthwise. Rinse, stem, and seed 2 red bell peppers (1 lb. total); sliver lengthwise.

2. In a 6-quart pan over medium-high heat, mix 3 tablespoons olive oil and 2 teaspoons caraway seeds with onions, bell peppers, and 3 tablespoons water. Cover and cook, stirring occasionally, until vegetables are limp, 12 to 15 minutes.

3. Uncover and stir often over medium heat until liquid has evaporated and vegetables begin to brown and taste sweet, 20 to 25 minutes. Stir in 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar and salt and pepper to taste.

4. Serve with toasted baguette slices.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 33
  • Calories from fat: 48%
  • Protein: 0.6g
  • Fat: 1.8g
  • Saturated fat: 0.2g
  • Carbohydrate: 4g
  • Fiber: 0.9g
  • Sodium: 14mg
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg

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