Pickled Onions

Pickled Onions


2 L water

200g salt

60 small pickling onions- peeled

2.7 L malt vinegar

300 mL water

3 tbsp brown sugar

1 1/2 tsp mustard seeds

12 cloves

3 bay leaves

3 whole allspice

3 tsp black peppercorns


For this recipe you will need 3 Fowlers # 31 bottles.

Bring the water and salt to the boil, then peel the onions. 

Once the water has boiled pour into a bucket & cool.

Place all the peeled onions into the cool water ensuring

they are submerged (place a small plate upside down to 

submerge them if necessary) then leave them for 24 hours.

Wash the # 31 bottles.  Bring to the boil the vinegar and water

then divide equally into the bottom of each jar the brown sugar,

mustard seeds, cloves, bay allspice & peppercorns.

Add the onions, add the vinegar( be careful not to heat shock

your bottles).   Seal with ring, lid and clip and process in your

Simple Natural Preserving Kit for 60 minutes.

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