Spicy Pearl Onion Sours

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“Juniper berries are available in well-stocked spice sections of supermarkets.”
6 cups

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Plunge onions into pot of boiling water for 1 minute; drain.
  2. Peel and trim; combine in large bowl with salt and cover with water.
  3. Let stand for 8 hours or overnight. Drain; rinse in cold water and drain well.
  4. In large heavy saucepan, bring to boil vinegar, sugar, juniper berries, cinnamon, cloves and peppercorns.
  5. Remove from heat; cover and let stand for at least 30 minutes or up to 2 hours.
  6. Strain out spices and discard.
  7. Bring vinegar mixture back to boil.
  8. Place tarragon sprig in each of three 2-cup (500 mL) sterilized canning jars.
  9. Pack jars with onions; pour in vinegar mixture, leaving 1/4-inch (5 mm) headspace. Seal jars; process in boiling w ater bath for 10 minutes.

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