Creamy Sweet Onions
Total TimePrep: 10 min. + chilling
- 5 large white onions, thinly sliced
- 2-1/4 cups sugar
- 1-1/2 cups cider vinegar
- 1-1/2 cups water
- 4 teaspoons salt
- 1 cup sour cream
- 3 tablespoons mayonnaise
- 1/4 teaspoon celery seed
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Place the onions in a large bowl; set aside. In a small saucepan, combine the sugar, vinegar, water and salt. Bring to a boil; pour over onions. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
- Drain onions, discarding liquid. In a large bowl, combine the sour cream, mayonnaise, celery seed, salt and pepper. Add onions; toss to coat.
Nutrition Facts2 tablespoons: 89 calories, 2g fat (1g saturated fat), 5mg cholesterol, 307mg sodium, 17g carbohydrate (16g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.
Sep 27, 2019
I actually had to open up an account here just so I could comment on this recipe. I can't stop eating it ??. I used a few red onions for color. Next time I might add a few black olives and a little cucumber. While I'm at it a little cheese never hurts. Awesome recipe!
Feb 1, 2013
I LOVE this recipe! I was flippinig through the taste of home magazine several years ago, and came upon this recipe. I tried it, and WOW!!! It has since become one of my favorite all time recipes! Put these onions on a burger and you'll be in love too, I promise!
May 23, 2012
I make this recipe but add sliced cucumbers also. I was searching for a recipe for creamy cucumbers after my husband ate some at a picnic he liked and stumbled along this recipe. So I tried it and he loved it! Never lasts long!
Aug 2, 2011
I make this recipe frequently for picnics - my best suggestion is to lay the onions in a shallow pan in the fridge so you don't have to worry about the top ones not getting "marinated" enough. These are usually gone but do keep nicely for a few days in the fridge. Yummmmmmm