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mason jars filled with pickled red onions, garnished with fresh dill sprigs
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Pickled Red Onions

Bright, zesty condiment. Quick and easy to make. Delicious on salads, burgers, hot dogs and even tacos.
Prep Time10 mins
Course: Condiment, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: easy pickled onions, pickled onions


  • 1 medium red onion
  • 1 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • ½ cup warm tap water
  • 1 teaspoon peppercorns
  • 3-4 sprigs fresh dill
  • Mason Jars


  • Peel then slice the onions as thinly and evenly as possible.
  • In a bowl whisk together the red wine vinegar, sugar, salt, warm tap water and peppercorns, stirring until the salt and sugar are dissolved.
  • Add the onions to the Mason jar(s).
  • Ladle the brine over the onions making sure easy jar has a few peppercorns. Give it a gentle stir then add a sprig of fresh dill to the top of each jar.
  • Cover and refrigerate at least 12 hours before eating and eat over the next 2-3 weeks.


Serving: 0g | Carbohydrates: 0g | Protein: 0g | Fat: 0g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 0mg | Potassium: 0mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 0g | Vitamin A: 0IU | Vitamin C: 0mg | Calcium: 0mg | Iron: 0mg