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Pickled Red Onions

Pickled red onions are a great addition to many main dishes - including our Vegetable Tostadas! This recipe is quick and simple and will stay fresh in your refrigerator for weeks. 

Pickled Red Onions


1 large red onion, thinly sliced

1 cup lime juice from about 8 limes

Instructions for Adults

Thinly slice onion.

Instructions for Kids

Place sliced onions in a jar. Add lime juice. Seal jar and refrigerate for 3 hours or overnight. Serve!


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