Caramelised onion potato salad

Caramelised onion potato salad

45 mins



  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 600g Wilcox onions, halved, thinly sliced
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons white balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1kg Perlas potatoes, halved
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced chargrilled red capsicum
  • 1/2 cup whole-egg mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh dill
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon drained baby capers, rinsed, drained, chopped


  • Step 1

    Heat oil in a saucepan over medium heat. Cook onion, stirring, for 15 to 20 minutes or until golden. Add vinegar and sugar. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 2 minutes or until onion is golden and soft. Set aside.

  • Step 2

    Meanwhile, place potatoes in a large saucepan. Cover with cold water. Bring to the boil over high heat. Reduce heat to medium. Cook for 10 to 12 minutes or until just tender. Drain. Set aside to cool completely.

  • Step 3

    Place onion mixture, potato and capsicum in a large bowl. Combine mayonnaise, dill, lemon juice and capers in a bowl. Season with salt and pepper. Add to potato mixture. Toss to combine. Serve.

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