Lime Marinated Onion Salad


By Lori Taylor

Onions are so versatile and can be included in so many recipes. However, the onion is the star in this recipe. Enjoy!

Lime Marinated Onion Salad

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Course: Side Dishes, Salads
Cuisine: Gluten-Free, Vegetarian


  • 1-1/2 lbs onion use large onions
  • 2 tbsp lime peel grated
  • 8-9 lime to yield 3/4 cup lime juice
  • 1 clove garlic peeled and minced
  • 1 tbsp black pepper
  • 1/4 cup cilantro chopped, packed
  • salt (optional)


  • Peel onions, cut in half and slice thin. Place in large non-metal bowl.
  • Grate peel from limes and juice.
  • Mix peel, juice, garlic, oil, and pepper and add to onion slices. Mix well, cover and place in refrigerator for a minimum of 30 minutes.
  • When ready to serve, toss again, adding chopped cilantro and salt, if desired. Serve chilled.

Recipe Credit
Recipe courtesy of Produce for Better Health Foundation (PBH). This recipe meets PBH and Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) nutrition standards that maintain fruits and vegetables as healthy foods.


Lori Taylor

Author: Lori Taylor

Lori Taylor is the Founder & CEO of The Produce Moms. For ten years she sold fresh produce to over 300 grocery stores throughout the United States, and today she is fully focused on working with the produce supply chain, media, and government to increase fresh produce access & consumption in the US and around the globe. Connect with Lori on LinkedIn.

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