Pickled Red Onions

Pickled Red Onions
Courtesy of John Gutekanst, Avalanche Pizza, Athens, Ohio This is a simple and easy accompaniment to top a pizza with and adds a special zing to any meaty or fatty pie.
Recipe type: appetizers
  • 3 cups rice wine or apple cider vinegar
  • ½ tablespoon, roasted fennel seeds
  • 1 teaspoon celery seed
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seed
  • ½ teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 2 garlic cloves, chopped fine
  • ½ tablespoon sugar
  • 2 medium to large red onions cut into ⅛-inch thick rings
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • ½ cup fresh cilantro
  1. Bring all ingredients (except cilantro) to a boil then immediately turn off the heat, cover and let steep until room temperature.
  2. Chop the cilantro fine and add to the mix.