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Dilly Sweet Onions

As soon as Vidalia or other sweet onions are available each year, I make this salad. Everyone loves it, and I've received many requests for the recipe.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. + chilling
  • Makes
    4 servings


  • 1 pound sweet onions, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 2 teaspoons dill weed
  • 1 teaspoon salt


  • Place the onions in a large bowl. In a small saucepan, combine the sugar, vinegar, oil, dill and salt; bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Pour over onions and toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for at least 5 hours. Serve with a slotted spoon.
Nutrition Facts
3/4 cup: 266 calories, 14g fat (2g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 595mg sodium, 37g carbohydrate (33g sugars, 2g fiber), 1g protein.

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