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Pickled Onions

Pickled Onions

A traditional sweet and sour appetiser or side dish with Renaissance origins. It goes well with boiled or grilled meats and with aged cheeses.

31 October, 2013
Average: 3.7 (3 votes)

Cuisine

Dietary Consideration

serves for

4

total time

0 HR 0 MIN

ingredients

Onion
500 g, pearl
White Wine Vinegar
400 ml
Salt
20 g,
Sugar
100 g, brown
Peppercorns
4 g, black
Cloves
2 g
Chili Pepper
2, dried

Preparation

  • Cover the onions with boiling water, remove their skins and blanch in boiling water for 2 minutes. Remove and leave to drain.
  • Put the vinegar, salt, sugar, peppercorns, cloves and chillies into a pan and bring to a boil.
  • Pack the onions into hot sterilised jars and pour over the hot vinegar mixture, so that all the onions are covered.
  • Cover and seal and leave to stand for two weeks before eating.
  • Wine Pairing: Colli Tortonesi Bianco 
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