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Marinated Onion Salad Recipe

Everyone knows how sweet onions flavor all kinds of food. But in this recipe, they take center stage! This salad is a nice addition to any table.—Michelle Wrightsman, Linwood, Kansas
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:16-20 servings


  • 3 medium sweet onions, thinly sliced
  • 4 cups boiling water
  • 4 medium cucumbers, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) plain yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • Dash Worcestershire sauce
  • Dash vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon dill weed, optional
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley


  • 1. Separate onions into rings and place in a large bowl; pour water over onions. Let stand 1 minute; drain. Add cucumbers.
  • 2. In a small bowl, combine the yogurt, lemon juice, salt, pepper, Worcestershire sauce, vinegar and dill if desired; mix well. Pour over onion mixture; toss to coat. Chill until ready to serve. Sprinkle with parsley. Serve with a slotted spoon. Yield: 16-20 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 25 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 2 mg cholesterol, 184 mg sodium, 4 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein.