Marinated Walla Walla Sweet and Red Onion Rings

Total Time
4hrs 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 4 hrs

This is from an old booklet put out by the Walla Walla Gardeners Association. Walla Walla is in SW Washington state.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Put all ingredients except onions in a saucepan (non-aluminium), cover and simmer for 10 minutes.
  2. Separate onions into rings. Place in an oblong baking pan (glass or non-aluminium) or large casserole.
  3. Pour hot liquid over onions. Cover and chill at least 4 hours.
  4. Drain and serve.


Most Helpful

Wow! these are good! So easy to prepare. I was surprised that the red onions mellowed out during marinating. They were so strong when I was slicing them that I had my doubts. I could only locate jumbo onions in both flavors. So cut my rings in quarters this also made it easier to eat. Thanks mikekey for a wonderful recipe.

teresas May 16, 2008

mikekey, these are entirely wonderful! Now...that slight dark tinge to the marinade: err, I did not initially read the "whole" part of 1/2 t whole cloves." I did pretty much immediately try to scoop out the ground cloves but was not entirely successful!

BarbryT June 03, 2007

Another ten star onion recipe from you! I made these babies yesterday and ate them today for dinner even tho they werent on the menu. We were having pizza and I threw some of these on top on the cooked pizza since I saw them in the fridge and they were so calling my name. Tomorrow I think I am going to add them to my salads and everything else I can find, perhaps ice cream? lol, maybe I wont go that far but you get the idea.

anme April 24, 2007

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