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Marinated Onions in a white bowl

Marinated Red Onions MAGIC ELIXIRS (TM)

  • Author: nocrumbsleft
  • Prep Time: 5 min
  • Total Time: 5 min
  • Yield: 12 servings
  • Category: Magic Elixir
  • Method: Marinated
  • Cuisine: American


These onions have gone viral, and for good reason! They are delicious on absolutely anything, and the oil is perfect for making dressings, mayos, or any other fabulous idea you come up with!


  •   1 small red onion
  •   ¾ cup Extra Virgin olive oil
  •   1 tablespoon dried oregano (not ground)
  •   1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  •   1 to 2 teaspoons of high-quality balsamic vinegar (optional but highly recommended)


Thinly slice the red onion and place in a low bowl.

In a separate bowl, stir the olive oil, red wine vinegar, balsamic vinegar, and dried oregano together to combine well. Pour the mixture over the onions, making sure they are submerged.

Let sit on the counter at room temperature to marinate for 12 hours before using. Keeps for 2-3 days unrefrigerated.


Take a look below for an FAQ all about Marinated Onions.



  • Serving Size: A few slices
  • Calories: 124
  • Sugar: 0.3 g
  • Sodium: 0.5 mg
  • Fat: 14 g
  • Carbohydrates: 0.8 g
  • Protein: 0.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg

Keywords: marinated onion, marinated, red onions, marinated red onions, magic elixirs, whole30