Simple, low calorie and low fat, these pickled onion slices make a great accompaniment with seafood or roasts.
Pickled Onion Rings
Recipe type: Accompaniments
Serves: 2 Cups
- 1 to 2 large onions
- boiling water
- 1/2 Cup vinegar, white or cider
- 1/2 Cup water
- 2 1/2 Tablespoons sugar
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 2 drops hot pepper sauce
- Cut onion into thin slices. Separate into rings and put into a two cup sterilized jar. Pour boiling water over to cover onions. Allow to cool, then drain.
- Mix together vinegar, water, sugar, salt and hot pepper sauce and bring to a boil. Pour over onion rings. Cover tightly and refrigerate. Use after 2 days. Store in refrigerator up to 2 months.
- Good with hamburger, cheese sandwich, egg salad sandwich and as a pickle with regular meals.
Makes about 2 cups, diet serving 2-3 onion rings each 1 ++ extra; approx. 3 grams carbohydrate, 12 calories.