Pickled Onions Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Pickled Onions Recipe
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Pickled Onions

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"A tangy and easy little condiment to spice up any dish."

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Original recipe makes 6 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    5 mins
  • COOK

    25 mins

    1 hr


  1. Bring the onion, red wine vinegar, white vinegar, salt, and sugar to a boil in a saucepan over medium-high heat. Remove from heat and allow mixture to steep until the onion is tender, about 20 minutes. Cool completely before serving.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Aug 20, 2013

Hubby is eating these straight out of the fridge! We have had them on grilled salmon and burgers and will have them on hot dogs and sandwiches too! We both prefer paper thin rings instead of chopping the onion. There may be a mistake on the recipe, way too much salt and way too little sugar. I ended up with 1/2 teaspoon salt and 4 Tablespoons sugar. And DH is eating them straight from the fridge! I said that again. . . Thank you Bobi

Most Helpful Critical Review
Dec 05, 2011

Way too vinegary for me and I usually enjoy vinegar flavor

Sep 24, 2011

You have to love onions. I used a red and large sweet white onion mixed together. YUM YUM. good on hot dogs or bbq sausage. Thanks for sharing it is a keeper!!

Oct 03, 2011

I love these. I first had these when my sister made them from a popular magazine, and now we love to eat them on pork bbq, hot dogs, and hamburgers. They make everything taste unique and great! I used a little bit less salt in mine but I think the total amount would've been fine. Thanks for the recipe :)

Nov 08, 2013

This is a great recipe. I loved it first time I made it - second time I used Apple Cider vinegar instead of the Red Wine vinegar... WAY better. Give it a try - you won't regret it!

Dec 13, 2012

Had pickled onions at a restaurant in Cleveland on duck sliders and had to find a recipe similar. This one is pretty close. We made them and put them on bbq hamburgers and they were delicious.

Apr 22, 2012

This recipe adds the perfect tang to a meal that needs a spark...very good and easy! (O:

Feb 04, 2013

I really liked these, but next time I'll make a few changes. I would add less salt and a bit more sugar, maybe two tablespoons. Also, I tried these without steeping first and then after they'd steeped...I would skip it if you enjoy a crisper onion. They were tasty and I plan to refrigerate them until burger-nite in a few days. Thanks!


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  • Calories
  • 19 kcal
  • < 1%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 4.5 g
  • 1%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 0 g
  • < 1%
  • Fiber
  • 0.3 g
  • 1%
  • Protein
  • 0.2 g
  • < 1%
  • Sodium
  • 1745 mg
  • 70%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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