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!

CROW
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Ingredients

4
Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • 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.

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  • If desired, stir red wine into the vegetables and cook until the wine evaporates; approximately 30 minutes. Season with salt, pepper, and basil.

Nutrition Facts

92.9 calories; protein 1.3g 3% DV; carbohydrates 9.4g 3% DV; fat 4.6g 7% DV; cholesterol 2.7mg 1% DV; sodium 12.6mg 1% DV. Full Nutrition

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Rating: 4 stars
08/13/2014
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 your preference you're bound to have a great outcome. I also use the optional wine - red or white whatever I have on hand and I never have any shortage of that! The herbs always give it a nice touch whether you use fresh or dried but just a bit so as to not overpower the veggies. This was perfect with grilled Italian sausage and crusty rolls for a quick and easy dinner! Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 2 stars
07/24/2003
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. Read More
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101 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 69
  • 4 star values: 25
  • 3 star values: 4
  • 2 star values: 3
  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: 4 stars
08/13/2014
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 your preference you're bound to have a great outcome. I also use the optional wine - red or white whatever I have on hand and I never have any shortage of that! The herbs always give it a nice touch whether you use fresh or dried but just a bit so as to not overpower the veggies. This was perfect with grilled Italian sausage and crusty rolls for a quick and easy dinner! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
02/07/2005
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 with grilled chicken and porkchops. Its a wonder there's any left, I pick onions out of the pan while they're cooking! I have used a little balsamic vinegar instead of wine, also a little chicken broth if I need a little more moisture. Experiment with your herbs - this is very adaptable. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
07/24/2003
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. I made it per recipe but threw in 4 semi-chopped portabella mushrooms. Not only did it smell great (I mean the dog sat & starred at me with his tail wagging) while cooking but tasted great as well! I sprinkled a little garlic powder just for the heck of it (I didn't add the raisins). Thanks Crow for the tasty steak topper! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
01/30/2005
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 allrecipe.com site and I found this one. I didn't have any red onions so I just used yellow ones. I wasn't sure how many peppers to cut up because they ranged in sized from a banana to a chili pepper. I also used more than a pinch of salt,pepper and basil. Then I added two pinches of fresh minced garlic. I baked some boneless pork chops in the oven with salt pepper and a tiny pinch of fresh minced garlic. Then I drizzled some extra virgin olive oil on top and when they were done I served them with the peppers on top. OH MY GOSH! As we ate this dish we couldn't imagine the peppers tasting better on anything else. Crow, you have a winner here with me. I wonder how some toasted pine nuts on top would be. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
06/23/2010
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 of colored bell peppers and minced garlic as well - I omitted the basil (because I forgot to use it) and didn't use the optional wine. This time I added half of a minced jalapeno pepper basically to use it up - while it doesn't provide any heat (unless you were to include the seeds and membrane) it did add a nice punch of color. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
01/29/2006
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 bell peppers. I threw in yellow bell peppers as well for more color. I'm definitely going to make this again. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
02/23/2007
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 splash of red wine vinegar and cooked longer to reduce liek the recipe suggests. Vinegar instead of wine gave it a kick that I really liked. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
07/30/2005
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 mushy if cooked for 30 min. Wonderful flavor. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
01/01/2006
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 instead of wine. Definetely one to make again and again. Thanks so much! Read More
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Rating: 2 stars
07/24/2003
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. Read More
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