Onion Salad

Chop, Toss & Enjoy – An Easy Onion Salad Recipe

For an easy yet flavorful side dish to any meal, try this onion salad recipe, with a combination of crunchy, sweet and tangy ingredients that will have everyone coming back for more. Perfect to enjoy on its own or as a topping to fish dishes, sandwiches or burgers, this onion salad is sure to be a hit.


• 2 large sweet onions
• 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
• 1/4 cup freshly squeezed lime juice
• 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
• 2 tablespoons fresh chopped cilantro


1. Peel and julienne the onions.
2. In a bowl, combine the olive oil, lime juice and sea salt.
3. Add the julienned onions to the bowl and toss to combine.
4. Add the chopped cilantro and mix until everything is incorporated.
5. Place the onion salad in the refrigerator and chill for at least one hour.
6. Serve and enjoy!

The Burst of Flavors

This onion salad is sure to delight with its combination of sweet onions and tart lime juice providing a burst of flavor with every bite. The cilantro adds an extra layer of flavor, while the sea salt ties it all together, adding a pleasant contrast and accentuating the other ingredients.

Cultural Variations

This onion salad is just one of many examples of onions used in salads around the world. Other popular variations include Spanish-style onion salads with paprika, or Indian-style onion coriander salads with curried yogurt dressing. Whether you stick to this classic recipe or experiment with variations to create something all your own, you’re sure to be delighted with the end result!

A light yet flavorful side dish like this onion salad is a great addition to any meal, whether served as a starter or enjoyed with a main course. So the next time you’re in the mood for something light, easy and delicious, give this onion salad a try!