Red Onion Relish

Southern Living
Makes 1 1/2 cups


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1/2 medium-size red onion
2 teaspoons cumin seeds
3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
2 tablespoons cider vinegar
1 tablespoon dark brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt


Hands-on: 10 Minutes
Total: 1 Hour, 10 Minutes

1. Thinly slice onion, and place in a 2-qt. glass bowl.

2. Heat a medium skillet over medium-high heat until hot; add cumin seeds, and cook, stirring constantly, 1 to 2 minutes or until toasted. Slowly stir in 1/2 cup water, lemon juice, and next 3 ingredients. Stir until brown sugar is melted and mixture comes to a boil.

3. Pour over red onion slices, and let stand 1 hour. Store in an airtight container in refrigerator up to 1 week.

Created date

June 2011