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Quick Pickled Red Onion

Photo: Monica Buck
Active time 4 mins
Total time 1 hr, 34 mins
Yield

Serves 12 (serving size: about 2 tsp.)

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon whole black peppercorns
  • 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon mustard seed
  • 1 star anise
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 cup thinly sliced red onion
  • 1 fresh dill frond

Nutrition Information

  • calories 5
  • fat 0.0 g
  • satfat 0.0 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 0.0 g
  • carbohydrate 0.0 g
  • fiber 0.0 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 0.0 mg
  • sodium 37 mg
  • calcium 0.0 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine water, vinegar, brown sugar, peppercorns, salt, mustard seed, star anise, and garlic clove in a small saucepan; bring to a simmer. Pour vinegar mixture over onion and dill frond in a clean, heatproof jar. Cool. Cover and chill at least 1 hour or up to 2 weeks.