Pickled Onions


Pickled red onions in red wine vinegar are easy to make! This tangy little condiment will spice up any dish.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
25 mins
Additional Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs


  • 1 medium red onion, finely chopped

  • ½ cup red wine vinegar

  • 3 tablespoons distilled white vinegar

  • 1 ½ tablespoons salt

  • 2 teaspoons white sugar


  1. Combine onion, both vinegars, salt, and sugar in a saucepan over medium-high heat; bring to a boil. Remove from the heat and allow mixture to steep until onion is tender, about 20 minutes.

  2. Cool for at least 30 minutes, then strain and serve.

Editor's Notes:

Nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of pickling liquid. The actual amount consumed will vary.

Keep onions in the pickling liquid, cover, and store in the refrigerator if not using right away.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

19 Calories
5g Carbs
0g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 19
% Daily Value *
Sodium 1745mg 76%
Total Carbohydrate 5g 2%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 0g
Vitamin C 1mg 7%
Calcium 5mg 0%
Iron 0mg 1%
Potassium 49mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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