Quick-Pickled Red Onion

MAKES 1 CUP Crunchy, perky, and pretty in pink, these pickled onions stay fresh in their pickling liquid a month in an airtight container in the refrigerator.


  • 1/2 red onion, sliced into thin strips
  • 1/3 cup white vinegar or apple cider vinegar
  • 1-1/2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt


  1. In a small bowl, combine the onion, vinegar, sugar, and salt and let sit for at least 30 minutes.