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Pickled onions

Pickled Red Onions Recipe

  • Author: a Couple Cooks
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 1 hour
  • Total Time: 1 hour 5 minutes
  • Yield: About 1 cup 1x


Want to add big flavor to tacos, sandwiches and salads? This pickled red onions recipe is so easy and requires only 5 minutes hands on time.


  • 1 red onion
  • ½ cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon sugar or honey
  • 1 ½ teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1 cup water


  1. Thinly slice the red onion.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together the apple cider vinegar, sugar or honey, kosher salt, and water.
  3. Place the onion slices in a jar and pour over the pickling liquid mixture. Sit at room temperature for 1 hour.


  • Category: Condiment
  • Method: Pickling
  • Cuisine: American

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