Pickled Pearl Onions

Pickled Pearl Onions

Ingredients

  • 3 - 10 oz. Packages Pearl Onions
  • 1 cup Pure Coarse Salt
  • 1-1/2 qts. Boiling Water
  • Blade Mace
  • Whole Cloves
  • White Whole Peppers
  • Bay Leaves
  • 1 cup 5% Cider Vinegar mixed with
  • 1/3 cup Water
  • 1/2 cup Sugar

Instructions

  1. Place peeled onions into a glass or enamelware container.
  2. Make a brine of the salt and 1-1/2 quarts of boiling water and pour over the onions.
  3. Cover, let stand for 2 days, then drain off the brine.
  4. Again make the same amount of brine. Pour over onions in an enamelware saucepan; heat to boiling, then boil gently for 3 minutes.
  5. Again drain the onions and pack them into clean hot jars.
  6. Add and distribute evenly through the jar, a dime size blade of Mace, 6 whole peppers, 2 cloves and 1/4 of a bay leaf.
  7. Heat vinegar, water and sugar to barely boiling and fill jars to top.
  8. Seal with glass or enamel-lined lids. Ready to use in 3 or 4 weeks. Makes 5 half-pints.
http://magicvalleygrowers.com/pickled-onions/