Sweet Veggie Onion Salad with Margarita Dressing

This mouthwatering sweet veggie onion salad, made with corn, jicama, edamame and sweet bell peppers is perfectly complemented by a tangy homemade Margarita Dressing.

Sweet Veggie Onion Salad with Margarita Dressing

Prep Time

10 minutes

Cook Time

-  

Serves

4 people

Going on a diet doesn’t have to be a chore!

This mouthwatering sweet veggie onion salad, made with corn, jicama, edamame and sweet bell peppers is perfectly complemented by a tangy homemade Margarita Dressing.

 

Recipe and image provided by the National Onion Association.

Ingredients

Salad

  • 1 large or 2 small red onions, cut into wedges (about 2 1/2 cups)
  • As desired to sauté Olive oil
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen corn kernels
  • 1 cup julienne pared jicama
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen edamame, shelled
  • 1 red or yellow bell pepper, seeded and julienned
  • 2 quarts assorted salad greens
  • 1/2 bunch fresh chives

Margarita Dressing

  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons honey mustard
  • 2 teaspoons sugar

Preparation

Margarita Dressing

  • 1 Combine olive oil, lime juice, honey mustard and sugar in a bowl. Set aside.

Assemble the Salad

  • 1 Sauté onions in oil gently over medium heat for 6 minutes or until crisp-tender. Combine onions, corn, jicama, edamame and bell pepper in bowl.
  • 2 Pour Margarita Dressing over and toss lightly.
  • 3 Chill until ready to serve. Portion over greens in salad bowl or on individual plates. Top with whole chives.

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