onion salad

Onion salad: Just perfect for braai time. Image: Jaco Swart.

Onion salad: Traditional South African side dish for a braai

It’s time to get your friends over for a braai and make some great sides to go with it. This versatile onion salad is a great addition.

onion salad

Onion salad: Just perfect for braai time. Image: Jaco Swart.

The weather still lends its self to inviting your friends over for a braai. However, the sides are often the heroes, even though you’ve got the best meat on the table. You’ve heart of potato bake for a braai, but have you ever had an onion salad to go with it all? This simple recipe is delicious as the onions are soft and the spices and sauce give it that zesty kick. You can also get creative with this simple recipe and make something even greater.

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The onions are boiled but if you cook them a bit less or cook them completely on the fire, you’ll have beautifully caramilized onions that will blow people away. Add some garlic powder and paprika for an extra bit of kick and if you’re feeling even more adventurous, cover them with cheese and backe in the oven. Onions don’t just need to be used as a base for dishes, but they can be the hero of your next braai with friends.

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It’s time to get your friends over for a braai and make some great sides to go with it. This versatile onion salad is a great addition.

Last updated on 17 March 2023

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