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Pickled onions in a jar

Easy Pickled Onions Recipe

Easy Pickled Red Onions only take about 5 minutes to put together. Make a big batch and use them for a million different things! 
Course Appetizer, Veggetable
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 12 Servings
Calories 11kcal


  • 1 large Red Onion
  • 1 cup Luke Warm Water
  • 1/2 cup Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 2 tsp Salt
  • 1 tbsp Sugar
  • 1 tsp Peppercorns


  • Prepare all ingredients for the recipe.
    Pickled Onions ingredients in the counter
  • Prepare the marinade for the onions by placing everything into a separate jar. Stir to combine until salt and sugar dissolve. Slice onions into half rings.
    Sliced onions and marinate
  • Break them apart and place them into the jar. Pour marinade over the onions and make sure they are fully covered. Seal the jar and refrigerate.
    Onions and marinate
  • They're best after one or two days.
    Pickled onions in a jar


Calories: 11kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 389mg | Potassium: 26mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin C: 0.7mg | Calcium: 4mg | Iron: 0.1mg