LACTOFERMENTED CARROTS AND ONIONS
Pearl onions and carrot half-moons are an elegant, colorful addition to your salads, appetizers, and cocktails. Plus, they’re filled with vitamins!
10 LARGE CARROTS,
CUT INTO ROUNDS OR HALF-MOONS
30 PEARL ONIONS
4 CUPS (1 L) 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 3⁄4 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.