A little bit sweet, a little bit savory, and a whole lot tangy, my easy pickled onions recipe is a Southern gem that'll change your life.
Course: Side Dish
4medium-sized sweet onions like Vidalia
2cupsapple cider vinegar
Place all ingredients except the onions into a saucepot over medium-high heat. Bring just to a boil while stirring often.
2 cups apple cider vinegar, 1 cup white sugar, 1 teaspoon kosher salt, 1/2 teaspoon black pepper, 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
While the pickling liquid is coming to a boil, peel onions and slice them into rings. Separate each ring.
4 medium-sized sweet onions like Vidalia
When the vinegar mixture comes to a boil, remove it from the heat and add sliced onion. Stir and allow to sit for five minutes, or until the onions have wilted down into the vinegar slightly. Stir again and let sit for another five minutes.
Place in a container, cover, and refrigerate until well chilled and ready to serve. Serve as a side relish or as a topping on pinto beans.