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Tomato, Sweet Onion, and Parsley Salad

Soaking the onions in water smooths out all their rough edges. Prep Time: 10 minutes. Notes: You can make this salad up to 1 day ahead.

Sunset OCTOBER 2006

  • Yield: Makes 8 servings


  • 2 medium sweet onions (such as Walla Walla or Maui), cut into 1/4-in.-thick wedges
  • 2 pounds grape or small cherry tomatoes, cut in half
  • 1 can (14.5 oz.) hearts of palm, drained and cut into thin disks (optional)
  • 3/4 cup chopped flat-leaf parsley
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper


1. Put onions in a bowl of cold water and soak for 5 minutes. Drain.

2. In large bowl, toss tomatoes with onions, hearts of palm, parsley, lime juice, salt, and pepper.

Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 54
  • Calories from fat: 2%
  • Protein: 2.4g
  • Fat: 0.1g
  • Saturated fat: 0.0g
  • Carbohydrate: 12g
  • Fiber: 2.5g
  • Sodium: 143mg
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg

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Tomato, Sweet Onion, and Parsley Salad recipe