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Onion Trio Salad Recipe

Onion Trio Salad Recipe

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.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:2 servings

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

  • 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.

Nutritional Facts

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