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Sweet and Spicy Pickled Red Onions

Sweet and Spicy Pickled Red Onions


  • 1 red onion sliced into thin rings
  • 2 cups red wine vinegar
  • 4 tablespoons Dixie Crystals Extra Fine Granulated Sugar
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons red pepper flakes
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 garlic cloves, thinly sliced


  1. Pack as many onion rings into a quart-size jar with a tight fitting lid as you can. Set aside.
  2. Combine vinegar, water, sugar pepper flakes, salt and garlic in medium- sized pot. Bring to a boil and carefully pour hot liquid over onions.
  3. Place lid on jar and screw on just until you feel a little resistance.
  4. When cool, place in refrigerator and allow to set for at least 24 hours.
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Recipe developed for Dixie Crystals by Carrie Fields @fieldsofcake.