Pickled Pink Onions

Pat Duran


These transparent onions are so good on your chili, or burgers or hot dogs, pizza etc...The more toppings you can brings to any party or picnic the better and these will be the hit of the party..be ready to give up the recipe!


★★★★★ 1 vote

Makes 2 cups
5 Min
5 Min
Stove Top


  • 2 large
    red onions, thinly sliced
  • 4 c
  • 4 Tbsp
    vinegar, divided
  • 2 Tbsp
    vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp
    mustard seeds
  • 1/2 tsp
    cumin seeds
  • to taste

How to Make Pickled Pink Onions


  1. In a 2 to 3 quart saucepan over high heat, bring the water and 3 Tablespoons of the vinegar to a boil.
    Add the sliced onions, and push them down into the liquid.
  2. Return to a boil and cook, uncovered for 2 to 3 minutes.
    Drain well and let cool.
    In a large bowl combine onions with remaining ingredients, salting to taste. Stir to coat evenly.
  3. Cover loosely with foil and refrigerate until well chilled- even overnight.

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About Pickled Pink Onions

Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian

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