Lightly Pickled Onions are an easy and versatile addition to your culinary repertoire. These tangy and subtly sweet onions offer a delightful crunch and a burst of flavor that perfectly complements a wide range of dishes.
Whether you’re looking to elevate a salad, garnish a sandwich, or add them to tacos, this straightforward recipe will guide you through the simple steps to create your own batch of lightly pickled onions. With minimal ingredients and a quick preparation time, you’ll be savoring the delightful tanginess of these pickled onions in no time.
So, let’s get started and explore the straightforward process of making these versatile and delicious treats.
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An easy and quick condiment that adds a nice bit of crunch and acidity to your dishes.
As well as that pretty pink color!
Try sprinkling some on your favorite Mexican dishes like tacos and tostadas, or toss some in your salad.
The vinegar, water, sugar, and salt have been added to the onions, and they’re pickling
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Lightly Pickled Onions Recipe
Lightly Pickled Onions
- 1 medium red onion thinly sliced
- ¼ cup red wine vinegar
- ½ cup warm water
- ½ teaspoon sugar
- pinch salt
- Place onion slices in a medium glass or ceramic bowl. Pour vinegar and water over onion. Stir in sugar and season with salt. Let stand at room temperature for 30 minutes to 2 hours. Onions will turn a nice pink color and soften when pickled. Drain. Serve.
- Pickled onions can be made 2 weeks in advance. Cover and refrigerate.
Nutritional information is based on third-party calculations, and should be considered estimates. Actual nutritional content will vary based on brands used, measuring methods, portion sizes, and more.