Pickled Red Onions

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Rated 5.0 based on 4 customer reviews
Pickled Red Onions
Pickled Red Onions


Mealthy Tip

All you really need to pickle onions is onions, vinegar, sugar and salt. Everything else is just for additional flavor. Feel free to swap the type of onion or vinegar for different flavors and textures—try a combination of shallots and white wine vinegar, or green onions and rice vinegar.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 12 calories; 0g fat; 1.8g carbohydrates; 0g protein; 0mg cholesterol; 61mg sodium.

Full nutrition

Nutrition Facts

Serving Per Container 10

Amount Per Serving
Calories 12 Calories from Fat0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g 0%
Saturated Fat0g 0%
Trans Fat0.0g
Polyunsaturated Fat0.0g
Monounsaturated Fat0.0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 61mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 1.8g 1%
Dietary Fiber0g 1%
Protein 0g
Vitamin A0% Vitamin C1%
Calcium0% Iron1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:

Calories: 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less than 65g 80g
Saturated Fat Less than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less than 300mg 300 mg
Sodium Less than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carbohydrate 300g 375g
Dietary Fiber 25g 30g

Calories per gram:

Fat 9 • Carbohydrate 4 • Protein 4


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Aja A says:

Yes, yes, and more yes! I used to buy these already made at the market, but finally made them. One of my favorite toppings to use on tacos. Eating these prove that I will eat anything pickled by itself. You can even top these on some cheese and crackers.

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Annie Chambers Myott says:

I served these at our housewarming where we served gourmet tacos. Everyone raved about this topping and said they'd only seen it in restaurants. I didn't want to tell them how easy it was. I didn't have star anise, but they still were perfection. We had them as leftovers and added to almost all our dishes for weeks.

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Jen the Mighty says:

Onions are probably my favorite food on everything, and you can't beat a good pickled red onion. Love that I don't have to boil the vinegar to dissolve the sugar and salt, but just shake everything together in one container. Combining with a little mustard and star anise bring a kick that I love. Put these on salads and tacos and get ready to swoon!

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Nick Myott says:

This is such a simple recipe, I had to make it in a pinch so didn't have the recommended ingredients, but used apple cider vinegar and honey and it still worked well. Love this for tacos --and well, everything!