Red Onions


A few of these quick and easy Pickled Red Onions on top of your favorite meals will add a burst of tangy flavor. Made with just 6 ingredients and ready in 30 minutes!

– Anonymous

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Ingredients red onion white vinegar water granulated sugar teaspoons salt red pepper flakes

Recipe Variations

– A clove or two of fresh garlic. – A few slices of jalapeño peppers for a bit of heat. – Whole peppercorns. – Fresh dill.


– If you don’t have sugar, try using coconut sugar, maple syrup, or monk fruit sweetener instead. – Change up the vinegar. Apple cider vinegar will make them taste sweet, whereas red wine vinegar will give them more depth. You can also use a combination of two different kinds of vinegar to make the flavors more captivating. – Use white or yellow onions instead of red.

How to make

– Slice the red onion as thin as possible. Use a mandolin for evenly sliced onions. – Add the sliced red onions to a glass jar, such as a 16-ounce mason jar. Even a bowl will work or container with a lid, glass preferred.

How to make

– Pour the pickling liquid over the onions in the jar. Use a butter knife to press the onions down into the liquid, making sure they are immersed completely. Let them sit at room temperature, uncovered, for 30 minutes, then cover and refrigerate for at least an hour before serving. They will have a stronger flavor after at least 4 hours in the refrigerator. – They will keep for approximately 2 weeks in the refrigerator.

Pickled Red Onions


12  people




10  minutes