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Quick Sweet Pickled Red Onions


  • 1 medium red onion thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup red wine OR apple cider vinegar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tbsp raw organic sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon kosher or sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black peppercorns


  • Place thinly sliced and cut the red onion in a large mason jar.
  • Bring vinegar, water, sugar, salt, and peppercorns to a gentle simmer in a medium saucepan until all the sugar dissolves.
  • Pour mixture over the onions and let it cool to room temperature.
  • Cover and refrigerate for 24 hrs, then onions are ready to eat and will be a nice pink color.
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