Recipe Submitted by mamamia ..|.. Category: Vegetables


  • 1 cups sugar
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 3/4 cup white vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Few drops green food coloring
  • Few drops yellow food coloring
  • 4 cups sliced onions
  • 1/2 teaspoon mustard seed
  • 1/2 teaspoon celery seed


In a saucepan, combine sugar, water, vinegar and salt and bring to a boil, stirring occasionally. Cool. Add a few drops of green and yellow food coloring to syrup to make an attractive green color. In a one-quart container combine onions, mustard seed and celery seed. Pour syrup over all. Cover container and let stand over night. Add more onions to fill container. Refrigerate for 2 or 3 days before serving. Onions will keep in refrigerator for up to 3 weeks.

Recipe from Homeschoolforms.com, Site Maintained by Donna Young, of DonnaYoung.org