Italian pickled onions

In this period I'm preparing lots of different pickles and these onions are perfect for the season.
They're super easy to make and the end result is delicious.

For 2 people you need:
500g of small flat onions (you can use normal ones too, just small ones)
1 table spoon of brown sugar
1 table spoon of white vinegar
1 table spoon of balsamic vinegar
1 table spoon of olive oil
50 ml of water
a pinch of salt

Peel the onions and put them in a large heavy bottom pan with the oil. Fry for a few minutes.
In a glass mix together the water, both vinegars and sugar. Then put the mixture in the pan on top of the onions and cover with a lid. It needs to simmer for 30-40 minutes depending of the size of the onions. They need to be very soft.

Take the lid off and raise the gas under it so they can caramalize for a couple of minutes.

They're better served cold, even better the day after. If you make more you can put them in a jar and serve them with goat's cheese.


  1. I'm going to pass this recipe on to my hubby who is the onion/pickle/vinegary person in our household!! He would love this!

  2. I don't think I've ever had pickled onions before, but they sound really good with goat cheese. :)

  3. Good recipe! I imagine this would be perfect with fondue or raclette too. Looking forward to melty cheese season, can you tell?!


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