Grilled Onion Salad, Pomegranates and Mint


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By Samantha Clark and Samuel Clark

Published 2014

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If we are proud of anything in our books, it is making people think about vegetables in different ways and all their possibilities. This recipe is a good example of that. Charred onions have a beautifully smoky taste and a wonderful velvety texture. Please do try this dish.


  • 4–6 medium red or white onions
  • 1 quantity of Pomegranate Dressing
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Grill the onions whole and unpeeled over a hot barbecue for 20–30 minutes, until black and charred all over. This method will impart an aromatic smokiness to the dish. Cool slightly, peel and cut into halves or quarters.

Alternatively, if roasting in the oven, preheat the oven to 200°C/400°F/Gas 6</