Total time: 15 minutes | Makes about 2 cups
Note: Adapted from Josef Centeno.
- 1/4 cup sherry vinegar
- 1/4 cup olive oil
- 2 tablespoons sugar
- 1/4 of a jalapeno pepper, quartered
- 1/2 bunch fresh mint, leaves removed and sliced crosswise very thinly
- Freshly ground black pepper
- 1 bay leaf
- 1 red onion, trimmed and julienned lengthwise
Step 1In a small saucepan, combine the vinegar, oil, sugar, jalapeno, mint, a couple grinds of pepper and the bay leaf and bring just to a boil.
Step 2Put the onion in a bowl and pour the hot mixture over it. Allow the mixture to sit for two hours, stirring occasionally. This will keep, refrigerated, for two days.
Each one-eighth cup:
40 calories; 0 protein; 3 grams carbohydrates; 0 fiber; 3 grams fat; 0 saturated fat; 0 cholesterol; 1 mg. sodium.
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