Onion Trio Salad Recipe
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Onion lovers might have a difficult time resisting this zippy side salad from our Test Kitchen. A homemade Greek-style vinaigrette complements the fresh veggie combination.
MAKES:
2 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:
2 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 6 fresh pearl onions
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1/4 cup chopped red onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped cucumber
  • 1/4 cup chopped sweet red pepper
  • 4 cherry tomatoes, quartered
  • 3 green onions, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • GREEK VINAIGRETTE:
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 3/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese

Directions

Place pearl onions in a microwave-safe bowl; add water. Cover and microwave on high for 1-2 minutes or until crisp-tender; drain and peel.
In a serving bowl, combine the red onion, cucumber, red pepper, tomatoes, green onions and pearl onions. In a small bowl, whisk the oil, vinegar, garlic, oregano, salt and pepper. Pour over vegetables and toss to coat. Just before serving, sprinkle with feta cheese. Yield: 2 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Originally published as Onion Trio Salad in Cooking for 2 Spring 2007, p46

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 150 calories, 9g fat (2g saturated fat), 8mg cholesterol, 440mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 3g fiber), 4g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 vegetable, 2 fat.

  • 6 fresh pearl onions
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1/4 cup chopped red onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped cucumber
  • 1/4 cup chopped sweet red pepper
  • 4 cherry tomatoes, quartered
  • 3 green onions, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • GREEK VINAIGRETTE:
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 3/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese
  1. Place pearl onions in a microwave-safe bowl; add water. Cover and microwave on high for 1-2 minutes or until crisp-tender; drain and peel.
  2. In a serving bowl, combine the red onion, cucumber, red pepper, tomatoes, green onions and pearl onions. In a small bowl, whisk the oil, vinegar, garlic, oregano, salt and pepper. Pour over vegetables and toss to coat. Just before serving, sprinkle with feta cheese. Yield: 2 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Originally published as Onion Trio Salad in Cooking for 2 Spring 2007, p46

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