How to Quick Pickle Any Vegetable

Quick pickles are the easiest to make. With just a little prep, you’ll be eating sweet and tart pickles in just two hours. Learn how to quick pickle here.


vegetables white vinegar filtered water white sugar pickling salt

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spices fresh herbs ginger garlic

Step 1:

Clean the jars, lids, and rings by washing them in warm and soapy water. Dry with a clean cloth or leave them to air dry.

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Place the spices, herbs, garlic, or ginger in the jars. The amount depends on the size of your jar. Next, add the vegetables to the jars, leaving about a space of about 1/2 inch at the top.

Step 2:

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In a small pot or pan over medium-high heat, combine the vinegar, water, salt, and sugar. Bring to a boil and whisk frequently to dissolve the salt and sugar.

Step 3:

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Carefully pour the hot brine into the jar, making sure all of the vegetables are covered. Again, make sure there is a space of about 1/2 inch on top.

Step 4:

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