Super Easy Pickled Red Onions


    If you like picked onions, you will love this quick and simple recipe. Use the recipe as is or you can experiment by substituting red wine, rice wine or apple cider vinegar and add your favorite herbs and spices.


    • 1 medium red onion, thinly sliced
    • 1 cup white wine vinegar
    • I teaspoon sugar
    • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
    • 1/2 teaspoon yellow mustard seeds
    • 12 whole black peppercorns
    • 8 whole allspice
    • 1 bay leaf
    • 3 sprigs fresh thyme

    Cooking Instructions

    Step 1
    Peel the red onion, cut into 1/4″ thick slices.

    Step 2
    Place in bowl and pour boiling water over the sliced onions and let sit for 30 seconds. Then rinse in cold water.

    Step 3
    In a small bowl, combine the vinegar, sugar and salt. Stir until dissolved.
    Step 4
    Place the red onion slices in a jar that has an airtight fitting lid. Add the remaining ingredients and then pour over the vinegar mixture. Refrigerate.

    Step 5
    Delicious served with hamburgers, tacos and salads. Enjoy!