Easy pickled red onions

Easy pickled red onions

Making your own pickled red onions is so easy and this recipe flavoured with mustard seeds, oregano and Balsamic vinegar is just delicious.
Course Homemade pickles
Cuisine American
Keyword easy pickle recipe, easy pickled onions, Pickled red onions
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 1 large jar of pickled onions
Calories 99kcal
Author Alida Ryder


  • 4 cups peeled and sliced red onions
  • 1 cup white vinegar
  • ½ cup water
  • ¼ cup Balsamic vinegar
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons mustard seeds
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon coriander seeds
  • ½ teaspoon peppercorns


  • Place the red onions in a 1 liter (4 cup capacity) sterilised glass jar.
  • In a small saucepan, heat the remaining ingredients until the sugar has dissolved then pour over the red onions, ensuring the onions are completely covered.
  • Place the lid on the jar and allow to cool before placing in the fridge for at least 24 hours before serving.
  • These pickles will last for up to 1 month in the refrigerator.


Calories: 99kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 1g | Sodium: 878mg | Potassium: 137mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 10IU | Vitamin C: 5.9mg | Calcium: 34mg | Iron: 0.5mg