Many pickled onions recipes use unhealthy processed sugar and poor quality vinegar. This quick and easy recipe uses natural & organic ingredients only.

For this recipe, we use apple cider vinegar for our pickling liquid, along with organic maple syrup and some high quality salt.

Apple cider vinegar has some incredible healthy benefits, as it is a powerful source of pro-biotics.

When sourcing your apple cider vinegar, make sure you are choosing organic, unfiltered and make sure it includes “the mother”.

The mother refers to the cloudy substance floating inside the bottle. This is what gives apple cider vinegar it’s amazing benefits.

Be sure to check out our curried cauliflower & potato salad recipe which includes these pickled onions. The combo makes for an incredibly healthy and delicious packed lunch!

I hope you enjoy this recipe as part of your journey towards a sugar-free life.

Love & hugs,


Quick and Easy Pickled Onions Recipe

? Ingredients ?

1 red onion, thinly sliced

1/2 cup apple cider vinegar

1 tablespoon maple syrup

1 teaspoon salt

1 cup hot water

    ? Instructions ?

    Slice the red onions thinly or use a mandolin if you’d prefer.

    Stuff all the red onions in the jar of your choice.

    In a cup, combine apple cider vinegar, salt, maple syrup and hot water.

    Stir the mixture to combine all the ingredients thoroughly.

    Pour the mixture over the onions, making sure they are full submerged in the liquid.

    Let the onions sit for up to an hour and then cover and store in the fridge.

    These pickled onions will last up to 2 weeks in your fridge.


    This pickled onions recipe is quick, easy and a much healthier alternative to any store bought product. 

    It makes a great addition to our curried cauliflower salad.

    Finally, feel free to post your finished result in the Facebook Group!


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