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Austrian Pickled Red Onions

In Austria, pickled red onions are served with rye bread and a paprika-flavored cheese spread. The onions make a great topping for sandwiches, veggie burgers, and tacos.

Ingredients: 

Ingredients: 

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½ cup apple cider vinegar
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⅓ cup sugar
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½ tsp. black peppercorns
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½ tsp. salt
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6 whole allspice
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1 small clove garlic, peeled
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1 small bay leaf
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1 large red onion, halved and thinly sliced (2 cups)

Instructions: 

Bring vinegar, 1/2 cup water, sugar, peppercorns, salt, allspice, garlic, and bay leaf to a boil in saucepan. Add onion slices, and return to a boil. Remove from heat, and transfer to bowl or jar. Cover, and cool. Let stand at room temperature 24 hours before serving. Onions will keep up to 2 weeks in fridge.

Nutrition Information: 

Calories: 
29
Protein: 
<1 g
Total Fat: 
<1 g
Saturated Fat: 
<1 g
Carbohydrates: 
7 g
Cholesterol: 
0 mg
Sodium: 
74 mg
Fiber: 
<1 g
Sugar: 
5 g
Yield: 
Makes 2 cups

Comments on this Recipe

How much sugar? Can't tell from recipe!

This I like a lot! I made it without sugar and it's tasty.

Good on sandwiches