Sauteed Onions and Peppers (Barefoot Contessa) Ina Garten

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 30 mins

This is wonderful! We used it as a side for steak and for chicken livers, but it can be used for sausages, chicken, pork, pasta and I could go on and on. Be creative and add mushrooms if you like. 11/01/06 update...we made this again and added the mushrooms and it was delicious!(1 lb of button mushrooms but am sure it will work beautifully with any type of mushrooms).

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cut the onions in half and then slice into 1/8 " thick half-rounds (About 10 cups of onions).
  2. Heat the olive oil in a large saute pan over medium heat.
  3. Add onions and mushrooms and saute for 15-20 minutes. Add the peppers, garlic, vinegar, tomato puree, pepper flakes, salt and pepper and continue cooking an additional 10 minutes.
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Very nice! I didn't have yellow peppers, and used portobello instead of button mushrooms. Thanks for posting! Made for the Secret Ingredient game.