Marinated red onion, granadilla and Parmesan salad

August 6, 2016 (Last Updated: November 13, 2018)

Marinated red onion, granadilla and Parmesan salad

Serves: 6
Cooking Time: 45 minutes


  • 1 large red onion, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 30ml (2 tbsp) red wine vinegar
  • 30ml (2 tbsp) balsamic vinegar
  • 30ml (2 tbsp) olive oil
  • 45ml (3 tbsp) brown sugar
  • pinch salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 100g Tenderstem broccoli
  • 100g fine green beans
  • 50g mange tout
  • 100g gooseberries
  • 80g rocket pulp of 3 ripe granadillas, to serve
  • Parmesan shavings, to serve



Place the sliced onion in a medium mixing bowl and combine with the remaining marinade ingredients. Refrigerate to marinate, 30 minutes.


In a heavy-based saucepan, bring 1L salted water to a boil. Blanch the broccoli, green beans and mange tout. Strain and immediately immerse in iced water to refresh.


On a platter, arrange the marinated onion, broccoli, green beans, mange tout, gooseberries and rocket. Drizzle with the granadilla pulp and top with Parmesan shavings to serve.

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