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Sauteed peppers and onions

Quick Sauteed Peppers and Onions

  • Author: Sonja Overhiser
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x


Sauteed peppers and onions are colorful and full of sweet caramelized flavor! Eat them as a healthy side dish or throw them on sandwiches or tacos.


  • 3 multi-colored bell peppers
  • 1 medium yellow onion
  • 1 medium red onion
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • Fresh ground pepper


  1. Thinly slice the peppers. Thinly slice the onions. Toss them in a bowl with 1 tablespoon olive oil, oregano, salt and pepper.
  2. In large skillet, heat the remaining 1 tablespoon olive oil over medium high heat. Cook the peppers and onions together until tender and lightly charred, about 10 to 12 minutes for crisp tender or about 15 minutes for tender, stirring occasionally. Taste and add additional salt to taste. Serve immediately.
  • Category: Side Dish
  • Method: Sauteed
  • Cuisine: Vegetarian
  • Diet: Vegan

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