Quick Pickled Onions
This Quick Pickled Red Onions recipe is going to be a staple in your fridge all summer long! They're tart, sweet, briney, and the perfect addition to any family meal or weekend barbecue. Plus, it only takes 30 minutes to pickle the onions!
- 1 medium onion, sliced thin
- 1/2 cup water
- 1/2 cup vinegar
- 1 tsp salt
- 1 tbsp granulated sugar , or honey or maple syrup
Add water, vinegar, salt and sugar to a medium saucepan. Heat over medium high heat until the sugar is dissolved 3-4 minutes.
Add the onions to a mason jar or bowl. Pour the liquid over the onions and let stand for 20-30 minutes at room temperature. At this point the onions are pickled and ready to use. You can also store them in the refrigerator for up to a week!