Pickled onion rings (Greek style)

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If you like to nibble on raw onions, you will love these crunchy rings just as they are on plates of assorted appetizers. The longer they marinate the less hot and more flavored with the marinade they become.

Preparation time: 6-24 hours
Cooking time:

Difficulty: Easy - for beginners
Serves: 12-16


4 large red onions (about 6 ounces each) cut into ¼ inch and separate the slices into rings
3 cups of boiling water
1 ½ cups of red wine vinegar
4 tablespoons of sugar
2 tablespoons of salt
1 teaspoon of freshly ground pepper
Chopped Italian parsley (flat leaf) for garnish


1.Place the onion rings in a bowl.
2.Combine the boiling water, vinegar, sugar, salt and pepper in a bowl. Pour over the onion rings.
3.Cover and set aside for 6 to 24 hours in a room temperature. When ready remove the rings with a slotted spoon and sprinkle with parsley to serve.


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