Recipe Small onions with pink vinegar

With this recipe, even small white onions can see the light of day! Choose them as grelots, all round and crunchy. This original version of pickles will spice up a whole host of dishes.

Petits oignons au vinaigre rose
Preparation time:
30 min
Shelf life:
6 mois
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Number of persons: 6-8 servings
  • 1 kg small white onions
  • 125 g sea salt
  • 5 coriander seeds
  • 5 peppercorns
  • 1 sprig tarragon or dill
  • 1 tsp caster sugar
  • 80 cl white wine vinegar*
  • 20 cl red wine vinegar

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We recommend: Jars Le Parfait Super > Jar - 0,25 l (Diameter : 70)


  • Place 1 kg of peeled white onions in a salad bowl. Dissolve 125g of sea salt in 1 litre of water. Pour the salted water over the onions and leave to stand for 24 hours.
  • Drain the onions and pat dry with kitchen roll.
  • Arrange them in the jars with 5 coriander seeds, 5 peppercorns, 1 sprig of tarragon or dill and 1 tsp caster sugar.
  • Mix 80cl of white wine vinegar with 20cl of red wine vinegar and fill the jars to within 2cm of the rim, covering the onions well. Seal tightly.
  • Leave to stand for 4 weeks before eating.

Small onions in pink vinegar can be kept for 6 months.

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