Carmelized Onion and Pepper Potato Salad

Sharron Boerum


Was trying to think of how i could make potato salad without my usual ingredients and this popped in my mind...first the onions and the rest developed as i turned out really delicious!

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30 Min
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garlic cloves, whole
1 medium
onion, chopped
half each
red and green bell pepper, chopped
1/2 c
each sour cream and mayonnaise
salt, pepper and seasoned garlic to taste

How to Make Carmelized Onion and Pepper Potato Salad


  • 1Boil unpeeled potatos and whole garlic cloves until potatos are tender.
  • 2Drain and run cold water over potatos and garlic to cool. Drain potatos and set garlic aside.
  • 3Peel and chop potatos into half inch chunks. Season with salt, pepper and seasoned garlic powder.
  • 4Spray nonstick pan and add a tablespoon oil. Saute onions and peppers on low w/Tb water, cover. Check and stir every few minutes. When softened, turn to high and carmelize (brown) the onions and peppers. Turn heat down to medium if needed.
  • 5Add softened cooked garlic cloves by squeezing over onions and peppers. Smash and mix in.
  • 6Turn off heat and add sour cream and mayo to onions and peppers, mix all together and add to potatos.
  • 7Turn into large bowl and cover with lid or plastic wrap and refridgerate for 2 or more hours. Tastes good warm too.

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About Carmelized Onion and Pepper Potato Salad

Course/Dish: Potatoes, Potato Salads, Salads
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American

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