Caramelized Onion Mashed Potatoes Recipe

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Submitted by behanna

Makes 10 servings



Golden bits of caramelized onion give these potatoes a rich, nutty flavor. They definitely can stand on their own, without gravy.

Recipe Ingredients for Caramelized Onion Mashed Potatoes

3 T unsalted butter
3 T olive oil
2 1/4 lb onions (about 4 large), chopped (about 7 cups)
1/2 tsp sugar
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp pepper, freshly ground
4 lb russet potatoes (3 to 4 large), peeled, cubed (1 inch)
3 tsp salt, divided
2/3 c skim milk
2 T unsalted butter
1/4 tsp pepper, freshly ground

Recipe Directions for Caramelized Onion Mashed Potatoes

  1. Heat 3 T butter and oil in large skillet over medium heat until butter is melted. Add onions; stir to coat with butter mixture. Cover and cook 10 minutes or until onions have wilted, stirring occasionally. Remove cover; increase heat to medium-high. Sprinkle with sugar; stir to combine. Cook 25 to 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 up to 3 days ahead and refrigerated or up to 2 months ahead and frozen).

  2. 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 medium0low to low; simmer 12 minutes or until potatoes are tender when pierced with fork. Drain. Return to saucepan; cover to keep warm.

  3. Meanwhile, place milk and 2 T butter in small microwave-safe cup. Heat 30 to 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 using potato masher. Stir in milk mixture until potatoes are creamy. Stir in caramelized onions, remaining 1 tsp salt, and 1/4 tsp pepper.

Categories

Side Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 313.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
263
Calories from Fat
90
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
10.0g
15%
Saturated Fat
3.5g
17%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
16mg
5%
Sodium
876mg
37%
Potassium
904mg
26%
Total Carbohydrates
39.9g
13%
Dietary Fiber
5.8g
23%
Sugars
7.5g
Protein
4.6g
Vitamin A 5% Vitamin C 70%
Calcium 6% Iron 7%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B
  Good points
  • Low in cholesterol
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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