Pickled Red Onions and Their Many Uses with Different Foods and Meals
Pickled red onions are a delicious and versatile condiment that can add a burst of flavor to any meal. Not only are they easy to make, but they are also incredibly customizable, allowing you to play around with different ingredients and spices to create your own unique flavor combinations. In this blog post, we'll be sharing a recipe for pickled red onions that includes Wurzpott Salt Flakes, Garlic Slices, and Green Peppercorns for an extra kick of flavor.
- 2 large red onions
- 1 cup white vinegar
- 1 cup red wine vinegar
- 2 cups water
- 1/3 cup white sugar
- 2 tablespoons Wurzpott Salt Flakes (optional)
- 2 tablespoons Wurzpott Garlic Slices (optional)
- 1 teaspoon Wurzpott Green Peppercorn (optional)
Begin by slicing the onions into thin rings and placing them in a clean jar.
In a saucepan, combine the white vinegar, red wine vinegar, water, and sugar. Bring the mixture to a boil, stirring until the sugar has dissolved.
Once the sugar has dissolved, remove the saucepan from the heat and allow it to cool for a few minutes.
Pour the vinegar mixture over the onions in the jar, making sure to cover them completely.
If using, add the Wurzpott Salt Flakes, Garlic Slices, and Green Peppercorns to the jar.
Seal the jar and shake it gently to mix the ingredients together.
Allow the jar to cool to room temperature, then transfer it to the refrigerator.
Let the onions sit in the pickling liquid for at least an hour before using them.
Uses for Pickled Red Onions
Pickled red onions can be used in a variety of ways to add flavor and texture to your meals. Here are some ideas to get you started:
Add them to sandwiches: Pickled red onions are a great addition to any sandwich, providing a tangy crunch that complements the other ingredients.
Use them as a topping: Pickled red onions are a perfect topping for tacos, nachos, and even pizza.
Add them to salads: Pickled red onions can add a pop of color and flavor to any salad, from a simple garden salad to a more complex grain bowl.
Serve them with meats: Pickled red onions pair well with grilled meats, providing a bright and tangy contrast to the rich flavors of the meat.
Use them in dips and spreads: Puree pickled red onions into hummus, guacamole, or tzatziki for an extra burst of flavor.
Pickled red onions are a versatile and easy-to-make condiment that can add a delicious pop of flavor to any meal. With this recipe featuring Wurzpott Salt Flakes, Garlic Slices, and Green Peppercorns, you can elevate the flavor even further. Experiment with different spices and ingredients to create your own unique flavor combinations, and enjoy the many uses of pickled red onions with different foods and meals.
Wurzpott Pickled Red Onions
Garnishes & Toppings
Chef Anne Hicks
Enjoy the tangy and sweet flavor of homemade pickled red onions with this easy recipe. Sliced red onions are soaked in a mixture of white vinegar, red wine vinegar, water, sugar, and Wurzpott Salt Flakes, along with the added kick of Wurzpott Garlic Slices and Wurzpott Green Peppercorn. Use these pickled onions as a topping for sandwiches, tacos, salads, and more to add a burst of flavor and color to your meals.
This recipe makes approximately 2 cups of pickled onions that can be stored in the refrigerator for up to two weeks.
2 large red onions
1 cup white vinegar
1 cup red wine vinegar
2 cups water
⅓ cup sugar
2 tablespoons Wurzpott Salt Flakes
2 tablespoons Wurzpott Garlic Slices
1 teaspoon Wurzpott Green Peppercorns
Thinly slice the onions and put into airtight container with lid.
Place the garlic slices and peppercorns on top of the onions.
Heat the vinegar, water, sugar, and salt in a medium saucepan over medium heat.
Stir until the sugar and salt dissolve, about 1 minute.
Let cool and pour over the onions.
Set aside to cool to room temperature, then store the onions in the fridge.
Your pickled onions will be ready to eat once they're bright pink and tender - about 1 hour for very thinly sliced onions, or overnight for thick sliced onions.
These Pickled Red Onions will keep in the fridge for up to 2 weeks.
- Serving Size
- 1/4 cup
- per serving
- 460 milligrams
- 7 grams
- 1 grams
- 6 grams
- 1 grams