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Quick Pickled Red Onions

Quick Pickled Red Onions

Quick Pickled Red Onions are a fantastic way to make onions taste milder and to add a little acidity to any dish. Great on top of tacos, sandwiches, salads and more!

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword Pickled Onions
Prep Time 3 minutes
Resting Time 1 hour
Servings 8 People


  • 1 cup Water
  • 1/2 cup Red Wine Vinegar
  • 1 tbsp. Sugar
  • 1.5 tsp. Kosher Salt
  • 1 large Red Onion Thinly Sliced


  1. In a 16 ounce mason jar mix together the vinegar, water, sugar and salt until the sugar and salt dissolve.

  2. Add onions and allow to sit on the counter for 1 hour.  Store in the fridge up to 2 weeks.  Enjoy on tacos, salads and sandwiches or anything you'd normally garnish with onions!

Recipe Notes

I like red wine vinegar, but you can use apple cider vinegar too!