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I used pickled eggs in quite a few recipes like this recipe for Southern Style RAMEN with BACON, Collard Greens and PICKLED EGGS 

Ramen with Bacon Southern Style Sweet Savant


and this Shredded Beet Salad Recipe

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Here’s my favorite recipe for pickled eggs. You’ll find a hundred uses for it

Red Wine Pickled Eggs

Demetra Overton
Prep Time 40 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 6 servings


  • 6 eggs
  • water
  • 2 cups red wine vinegar
  • 1/4 cup granulated white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon mustard seeds optional
  • 1 bay leaf


  • Hard boil the eggs. Put the eggs in a pot and cover with water.
  • Bring the eggs to a boil, reduce the heat to a simmer and cook for 8 minutes
  • Drain the eggs and run under cold water until cool
  • Bring the Red wine vinegar, cup of water, sugar, mustard seeds, bay leaf and salt in a pot and simmer for 5 minutes to dissolve sugar and salt. Let cool to room Temperature
  • Peel the eggs
  • Pour the vinegar mixture over eggs and let sit in the refrigerator over night or up to 1 week




3 Comments on Red Wine Vinegar Pickled Eggs

  1. Laura
    September 3, 2015 at 12:49 pm (9 years ago)

    I love this idea! The pictures are awesome too! Will have to try this one

    • Demetra Overton
      September 3, 2015 at 2:03 pm (9 years ago)

      Thanks so much Laura! They’re really tasty with the ramen and in a salad.


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