Minted Onion Relish

Minted Onion RelishRecipe
This is great with grilled chicken or pork. It's also good on a relish tray for hamburgers and hot dogs.


Makes 3 cups

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes
Cook: 20 Minutes
Cool: 30 Minutes
Chill: 2 Hours


2 cups white vinegar
1 cup loosely packed fresh mint sprigs
1/4 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 large sweet onions, thinly sliced and separated into rings
1 (4-oz.) jar diced pimiento, drained
2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint


1. Cook first 4 ingredients in a Dutch oven over low heat, stirring occasionally, until sugar dissolves. Increase heat to medium, and cook 10 minutes. Pour mixture through a wire-mesh strainer into a bowl, discarding mint sprigs. Return vinegar mixture to Dutch oven, and bring to a boil. Add onion rings; bring to a boil, and boil 1 minute. Remove onion mixture from heat, and stir in diced pimiento. Cool 30 minutes.

2. Stir 2 Tbsp. chopped mint into onion mixture; cover and chill at least 2 hours.