Pearl onions and carrot half-moons are an elegant, colorful addition to your salads, appetizers and cocktails. Plus, they’re filled with vitamins!
- Active time: 5 mins
- Total time: 5 mins
- Fermentation: 1 week
- 10 large carrots, cut into rounds or half-moons
- 30 pearl onions
- 4 cups (1L) water
- 2 tbs (30 ml) coarse salt
Prepare a brine solution by combining the 4 cups (1 L) of water and coarse salt.
Combine the onions and carrots in your Mortier Pilon fermentation jar. Add the brine. Make sure to leave ¾ of an inch (2 centimeters) of headspace between the carrot mixture and the rim of the jar.
Let the mixture ferment at room temperature, covered, for 1 week. Once the desired level of fermentation has been reached, refrigerate or serve.