Marinated Onion Salad
This onion salad is a great cold snack on a hot summer day!
- 1-1/2 pounds large, sweet onions
- 2 tablespoons grated lime peel
- 3/4 cup fresh lime juice (8 to 9 fresh limes)
- 1 clove garlic, minced
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
- 1/4 cup packed, chopped cilantro leaves
- 1/2 teaspoon salt, optional
Peel onions, cut in half and slice thin. Place in large non-metal bowl.
Grate peel from limes. Juice limes.
Mix peel, juice, garlic, oil and pepper and add to onion slices in bowl. Mix well, cover and refrigerate for a minimum of 30 minutes and up to 24 hours.
When ready to serve, toss again, adding chopped cilantro and salt, if desired. Serve chilled.
|Nutrition Facts (with salt)|
|Servings Per Recipe: 8|
|Amounts Per Serving|
|% Daily Value|
|Total Fat: 2 g||3%|
|Saturated Fat: Trace Amounts||1%|
|Cholesterol: 0 mg||0%|
|Sodium: 136 mg||6%|
|Carbohydrate: 9 g||3%|
|Dietary Fiber: 2 g||7%|
|Protein: 1 g||2%|
*The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.