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Quick Pickled Red Onion

Quick Pickled Red Onion

Total Time

1 Hour 34 Mins

Yield

Serves 12 (serving size: about 2 tsp.)

Turn surplus veggies like red onions into a quick pickle to use throughout the week—or a sealed batch to last months. A simple brine of vinegar, salt, and sugar punched up with common pantry spices and fresh aromatics makes magic happen.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon whole black peppercorns
  • 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon mustard seed
  • 1 star anise
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 cup thinly sliced red onion
  • 1 fresh dill frond

Nutritional Information

  • Calories 5
  • Fat 0.0g
  • Satfat 0.0g
  • Monofat 0.0g
  • Polyfat 0.0g
  • Protein 0.0g
  • Carbohydrate 0.0g
  • Fiber 0.0g
  • Cholesterol 0.0mg
  • Iron 0.0mg
  • Sodium 37mg
  • Calcium 0.0mg

How to Make It

Combine water, vinegar, brown sugar, peppercorns, salt, mustard seed, star anise, and garlic clove in a small saucepan; bring to a simmer. Pour vinegar mixture over onion and dill frond in a clean, heatproof jar. Cool. Cover and chill at least 1 hour or up to 2 weeks.


Watch the video: Kitchen Hack - Quick Pickled Red Onions (January 2021).