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pickled red onions

Updated: Mar 14, 2022

this easy pickled red onions recipe is a perfect weekly staple to keep in the fridge. we love to add them to salads, sandwiches, and buddha bowls for a tangy, crunchy addition.

typically when we think pickles, we think about cucumbers but technically anything pickled is a pickle. and while we ponder that, you need to jump on making these pickled red onions. raw onions are strong, especially on a salad or sandwich. but when pickled, you get that same crunch factor but more of a tang. pickles, like these pickled red onions, are great on anything really rich. the acidity in the vinegar really cuts and brings additional flavors to burgers or a sandwich with a good amount of cheese. these pickled red onions can also be used to brighten up a salad or a classic turkey sandwich.

what you need

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  • 1 cup water

  • 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar

  • 1/2 cup white vinegar

  • 1-2 garlic cloves

  • 1 tbsp pink salt

  • a pinch of black pepper

  • 1/2 tsp coriander seeds

let's get cooking

this recipe is quick and easy.

we make them on sunday and store them in the fridge to keep on hand for lunch and snacks during the week.

  1. bring water, vinegars, garlic cloves, and spices to a boil

  2. chop 1 red onion

  3. add chopped red onion to a large mason jar, or two.

  4. carefully pour boiling liquid into the jar

  5. let cool for 10 minutes before closing and putting in the fridge

  6. allow onions to cool completely in the fridge before enjoying, about 4-6 hours.

store in your fridge all week and enjoy!


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