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Pickled red onions

These punchy pickles are great with cheese and ham or Ploughman's lunch

By , 07 May 2020

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Pickled red onions
  • Prep: 15 Mins

Ingredients
  • 1tsp black peppercorns
  • 1tbsp caster sugar
  • 100ml red wine vinegar
  • 100ml water
  • Pinch sea salt
  • 3 small red onions, peeled and halved
  • Bay leaves
  • Thyme sprigs
  • Rosemary sprigs
Method
  • Measure out your peppercorns, sea salt, sugar, vinegar, and water into a small pan. Simmer for 2-3 minutes until the sugar and salt have dissolved. Leave to cool. This is your pickling liquid.

  • Place your halved red onions in a sterilised jar. Add your sprigs of thyme, rosemary, and bay leaves.

  • Pour the cooled pickling liquid and peppercorns to cover the veg – top up with a splash of water if needed.

  • Seal the jar with the lid, leave to cool fully, then refrigerate overnight before serving. Store in the fridge for up to 2 weeks.

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