Recipes

mom’s quick pickled red onions

What I love about these quick pickled red onions is that its fail proof and goes with everything! I love to add them to my (taco tuesday tacos… recipe coming soon!) to give them that needed acidity, flavor & crunch. These also pair so well with my favorite, saladsburgers, grilled hot dogs, sandwiches, pulled pork, appetizer spreads, flat breads etc.

My mom Irina is a fantastic cook with a lot of french & eastern European flair. In all that she cooks and bakes there is soul and a lot of love in her culinary creations. I aspire to be like her especially in the kitchen to make healthy, fast & flavorful meals for all to enjoy together around the dinner table.

Here is how you create Moms quick pickled onions:

Ingredients:

1 cup Pomegranate Vinaigrette or Red Wine Vinaigrette

1/2 Large Red Onion

1 teaspoon honey

dash of salt

dash of fine ground pepper

Instructions:

Cut the ends off the red onion, then cut in half. Slice thinly both halves. Add to the glass bowl. Combine the vinaigrette, honey, salt & pepper. Give it a good toss and press down the onion into the mixture. Seal & cover well and refrigerate for 1 hour to 2 hours before use. For best results let sit  in the refrigerator over night, I like to put it in a ziplock big for a better result. Its the food that gets better a day or two later. I even use the pomegranate mixture as a base for my next homemade dressing. You can reserve one of your hipster mason jars for them.  Serve with you next meal and share this recipe around your dinner table.

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