These Easy Pickled Onions don't require any cooking and are great on just about everything!
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Easy Pickled Onions

Prep Time20 mins
Total Time20 mins


  • 2 medium red onions thinly sliced
  • 1 cup hot water
  • 1 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 teaspoons salt


  • Place the onions in a quart jar with a tight fitting lid. It might be necessary to pack them down pretty hard to get them in there.
  • In a small bowl. combine the hot water, cider vinegar, sugar, and salt. Stir until the sugar and salt have dissolved. Pour the liquid over the onions - enough to cover them fully. Place the lid on and refrigerate overnight, at least. Keep refrigerated. The red color on the onions will fade and the onions will turn a light pink. Serve on burgers, hotdogs, bbq sandwiches, by themselves, you name it! They're even great on tacos!