Pickled Red Onions Recipe | Kid Friendly Things To Do

Easy to make pickled onions that are the perfect addition to most meals. 


  • 1 red onion
  • 1/2 cup of apple cider vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp. of red wine vinegar
  • 1 cup of water
  • 1 Tbsp. of granulated sugar
  • 1/8 tsp. of allspice
  • 1&1/2 tsp. of sea salt


  • Slice the onions into onion rings – as thin as you can make them
  • Put the onion slices into 16 oz. jars 
  • Heat the vinegar, water, sugar and salt in a saucepan over low/medium heat until it is warm enough to dissolve sugar and salt 
  • Whisk to combine 
  • Pour the heated mixture over the sliced onions
  • Push the onion slices down into the liquid so that they are completely submerged
  • Set aside for one hour – Pickles should be bright and tender
  • Cover and store in the refrigerator for up to 3 weeks 


*Can double the recipe for 2 jars

Some Optional Add-Ins for your Pickled Onions…

(add to the jar with the onion slices before pouring the liquid in)

  • Peppercorns
  • Fennel Seeds 
  • Cilantro
  • Cumin
  • Garlic Cloves