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Quick Pickled Onions

Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Servings 1 jar


  • 1 red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup wateer 1
  • cup white vinegar
  • 3 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • 2 tsp black peppercorns


  • Place the sliced onion in a tall mason jar.
  • In a medium saucepan bring the remaining 5 ingredients to a boil, reduce to a boil and stir until the sugar and salt dissolve, about 1 minute. Allow the mixture to cool.
  • Pour the liquid over the onions, cover, and refrigerate. Onions are ready when they’re pink and tender, about 1 hour. Refrigerate onions will stay fresh up to a month.