Caramelized Onion Mashed Potatoes

READY IN: 1hr 20mins




  • Heat butter and olive oil in a large skillt over medium heat until butter is melted.
  • Add onions; stir to coat with butter/oil.
  • Cover and cook 10 miutes or until onions have wilted; stirring occasionally.
  • Remove cover, increase heat to medium-high.
  • Sprinkle with sugar; stir to combine.
  • Cook 25-30 minutes or until onions are deep golden brown, stirring frequently
  • If necessary, reduce heat to medium to keep onions from sticking.
  • Stir in 1/2 tsp salt and 1/4 tsp pepper.
  • *Onions can be made 3 days ahead and refrigerated or 1 month ahead and frozen*.
  • Place potatoes in large saucepan; add enough water to cover potatoes by 1 inch.
  • Add 2 tsp of the salt.
  • Bring to a boil over medium-high heat.
  • Reduce heat to medium-low to low; simmer 12 minutes or until potatoes are tender when pierced with a fork; drain.
  • Return to saucepan; cover to keep warm.
  • Microwave milk and 2 Tbs butter for 30-60 seconds or until butter is melted and milk is hot.
  • Reheat caramelized onions over medium heat until hot.
  • Press potatoes through potato ricer into medium bowl or mash with potato masher.
  • Stir in milk/butter until potatoes are creamy.
  • Stir in caramelized onions, remaining 1 tsp salt and 1/4 tsp pepper.