To eliminate the unpleasant sharpness of onions, Chilean cooks thinly slice them and then soak them in salted or sugared water.Plus: More Vegetable Recipes and Tips

October 1999

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  • In a medium bowl, toss the onion slices with the sugar and cover with cold water. Let soak for 10 minutes. Drain and rinse the onion, then pat dry.

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  • Layer the tomato and onion slices on a large platter or in a bowl; season generously with salt and drizzle with the olive oil. Sprinkle with the jalapeños and cilantro and serve.

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