A chopping board with red onion and peanut butter snacks, served with a lime wedge

Red onion with peanut butter & chilli

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Prep: 5 mins No cook


Serves 2

Raw onion isn't for everyone, but red onions have sweetness that you can complement with the flavours of peanut butter, lime and chilli for a low-fat snack

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegan

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal65
  • fat4g
  • saturates1g
  • carbs3g
  • sugars2g
  • fibre2g
  • protein3g
  • salt0.15g
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  • 1 small red onion, halved and peeled
  • 1 tbsp peanut butter (sugar free and without palm oil)

    Peanut butter

    pee-nut butt-ah

    Peanut butter starts with dry roasting peanuts, which concentrates and heightens their flavour…

  • lime (zest and juice)



    The same shape, but smaller than…

  • chilli powder, for dusting


  1. Carefully peel the layers from the onion halves and cut the big outer layers into small pieces. Smear with the peanut butter and grate over some lime zest then dust with a little chilli powder. Squeeze over lime juice and eat with your fingers.

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5th Sep, 2018
The onion was still a little raw for me. Peanut butter, lime and chilli are a winning combo, try searching for the recipe for 'galloping horses' for a wow factor dish.
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