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  1. Cut onion in half width wise, remove the skin, then slice very thin. (approx 1/8"-use a mandoline if available)
  2. Lay out the onions in a nonreactive container
  3. Season onions with salt and juice of two limes.
  4. Mix until well incorporated.
  5. Let the onions sit for about 1/2 hour to marinate.
  6. When onions are ready, they will be a beautiful deep pink color.
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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Recipe %DV
Recipe Size 211g
Calories 73  
Calories from Fat 3 4%
Total Fat 0.32g 0%
Saturated Fat 0.06g 0%
Trans Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 6mg 0%
Potassium 259mg 7%
Total Carbs 21.11g 6%
Dietary Fiber 4.8g 16%
Sugars 6.1g 4%
Protein 1.88g 3%



  • Mihir Shah
    July 14, 2008
    The onions and avocado make this dish, in my opinion. Very crisp and refreshing. Perfect simple dinner for the beach.
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    • Aspen Lee-Moulden
      September 22, 2008
      I had a dinner party this weekend with a mexican theme. We had pork carnitas tacos and these onions went very well. It was a large crowd so I made a double batch and there were no leftovers! So easy and fantastic!
      I've cooked/tasted this recipe!
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      • June 24, 2011
        Everyone enjoyed all the items I prepared for dinner! Thanks.
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        • Christin
          October 25, 2008
          I tried to make these a couple of weeks ago. I think I messed up using a tupperware dish instead of a glass making dish. It was still good but never got bright purple :-/ I love these so I will try again.

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