Portuguese pickled onions (cebolas cortidas) are one of the most unique Portuguese foods, you can enjoy them as a snack or as a side dish with your favorite meals.
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20 (smaller) onions2 cups of wine vinegar2 cups of water2 tablespoons of salt1/5 cup of olive oil2 cloves of garlic3 bay leaves1 tablespoon of mustard seeds1 tablespoon of oregano1 tablespoon black pepper (whole, without grinding)1 tablespoon of red pepper flakes1 big jar with a lid Get Portuguese ingredients
- Peel all the onions and rinse them well.
- In a saucepan, prepare the seasoning. Boil all ingredients (vinegar, water, olive oil, salt, garlic, bay leaves and spices) together.
- Heat the jar in hot water.
- Place onions in the jar and add the boiling seasoning over the onions.
- Let it cool slightly and close the lid.
- Store in the refrigerator for at least 3 weeks.
- The longer you let the onions preserve, the better the onions will taste.
My grandmother made these for us as kids and were so delicious! I made several batches last year and loved them. My Vava had a recipe and keep her jars in a dark room in the basement and we had them all winter… Is there such a recipe for making them last more than 3 week? Thanks ❤️
8 months ago, Thursday, June 22, 2023
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