Quick-Pickled Onion

Use this as an acidic garnish or in a sandwich when you want a kick of vinegar and raw onion.

1½ cups

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Appetizers and Sides Vegan

Updated: Fri, 06/02/2017 - 10:42am


  • ½ cup apple cider vinegar, sherry vinegar, or red wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon sugar or honey
  • 1½ teaspoons kosher salt
  • ½ cup water
  • 1 red onion, thinly sliced


  1. Whisk vinegar, salt, sugar, and water in a small bowl until sugar and salt dissolve. Place onion in a jar; pour vinegar mixture over. Let sit at room temperature for at least one hour.