Caramelized Onion Mashed Potatoes

Kathie Carr

By
@kathiecc

Mmmmmmmmmmmmm..........

Amazing flavor. This recipe is adapted from one found in the local newspaper.

These potatoes are wonderful for holiday meals and the recipe makes a BIG batch.... but they do take a while to prepare.


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Serves:

12

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

CARAMELIZED ONIONS:

1 Tbsp
butter
8 c
sliced onions
1 Tbsp
sugar
1/2 tsp
salt
1/4 tsp
pepper
2 clove
garlic, minced
3 Tbsp
water

POTATOES:

4 lb
yukon gold potatoes, peeled and cubed
1 c
half and half
6 Tbsp
butter
1 1/2 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
pepper
1/4 tsp
nutmeg

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a large non-stick skillet melt 1 tablespoon butter over medium heat. Add 8 cups onions, 1 tablespoon sugar, 1/2 teaspoon salt, amd 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Cook, stirring, until onions are browned. Reduce heat a bit more add garlic and water and continue cooking and stirring until onions are caramelized, about 20 more minutes.
2
Cook potatoes in a large pot of boiling water for about 20 minutes until tender. Drain and return to pot. Heat half and half with butter until butter melts. Add milk mixture and salt, pepper, and nutmeg to potatoes. Mash.

Stir 2/3 of caramelized onions into potatoes and mix well. Top with remaining onion mixture. Serve.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Potatoes
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: American