Grilled red onion & potato salad

Grilled red onion & potato salad

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Prep: 10 mins Cook: 30 mins


Serves 6

Grilling with large potatoes makes this recipe the perfect side for any barbecue

Nutrition and extra info

  • Healthy

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal235
  • fat12g
  • saturates2g
  • carbs31g
  • sugars5g
  • fibre3g
  • protein4g
  • salt0.04g
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  • 900g small everyday potatoes, halved



    The world's favourite root vegetable, the potato comes in innumerable varieties. A member of…

  • 6 tbsp olive oil
    olive oil

    Olive oil

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    Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

  • 3 tbsp balsamic vinegar
    Balsamic vinegar

    Balsamic vinegar

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    True Balsamic vinegar is an artisan product from Modena, in Emilia Romagna, Italy, and is made…

  • 3 red onions, peeled but left whole and sliced into finger-thick slices
  • 2 handfuls flat-leaf parsley leaves, very roughly chopped



    One of the most ubiquitous herbs in British cookery, parsley is also popular in European and…


  1. Boil the potatoes in a large pan of salted water for about 10 mins until just cooked. In a large bowl, stir the oil and vinegar together with some salt and pepper. While the barbecue is still hot, grill the onion slices for 5 mins on each side until lightly charred. Toss the hot onions, separating them into rings, in the dressing.

  2. Toss the potatoes in a small drizzle of oil and grill on the barbecue, cut side down, for about 5 mins until browned, then toss with the onions. Mix in the parsley and serve.

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8th Jun, 2016
This sounds so delicious. Exactly what I have been looking for. I will probably add a bit of garlic to this salad also. Will let everyone know who delicious it turns out.
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