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Pickled Red Onion Recipe

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  • Author: Jenna
  • Prep Time: 20min
  • Total Time: 20min
  • Yield: 6 1x
  • Category: Easy
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: American


Pickled onions can be added on top of all your favorite foods including burgers, nachos, fish tacos, and salads. 



1 small red onion 

1 cup of apple cider vinegar 

2 tablespoons of lime juice 

1 tablespoon sugar


Thinly slice red onions using a knife or mandolin. Add them to a jar or airtight container. 

Bring vinegar, lime juice, and sugar to boil in a small saucepan.

Pour vinegar mixture over the onions and let sit for at least 30 minutes. or refrigerate for up to 2 days. 


myWW: 0 points (all 3 plans)

Yes, there is sugar in this recipe but it gets dissolved in the vinegar and it isn't much and that is why I don't count it. I only use a couple of them on top of some recipe and not the whole recipe.


  • Calories: 25
  • Sugar: 3g
  • Fat: 0g
  • Saturated Fat: 0g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 0g
  • Carbohydrates: 5g
  • Fiber: 0g
  • Protein: 0g