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Pickled Red Onions

Pickled Red Onions

Foolproofliving.com is the source of this recipe. I changed the seasonings a bit, but the lime juice marinade is hers. She grew up in Turkey and lives in the US now. I love the reminders of my travels to beautiful Turkey!

Ingredients

  • 1 red onion, sliced thin
  • 1 cup fresh lime juice
  • 3 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 1-2 cloves garlic, peeled and sliced
  • 1 small jalapeño, sliced
  • 3 bay leaves
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black peppercorns
  • 1/4-1/2 teaspoon mustard seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon while allspice

Directions

  1. Place onions in a medium bowl
  2. Cover onions with boiling water and let sit 1 minute
  3. Drain well in a colander
  4. Fill a quart jar glass jar with the onions
  5. Pour over the lime juice and cider vinegar
  6. Add the jalapeño and seasonings
  7. Stir gently with a long knife or thin spatula
  8. Cover jar and refrigerate over night
  9. Serve as a colorful spicy addition to salads, eggs, sandwiches, soups etc
Pickled Onion with Custard Baked Eggs

Voila!