25 Pickle Recipes That Will Make Your Mouth Water

25 Pickle Recipes That Will Make Your Mouth Water

From the tangy crunch of a classic dill to the sweet kiss of a bread-and-butter slice, pickles have been elevating meals and snack times with their zesty flavours. But why stop at the jar? It's time to take your pickle passion to the next level with 25 inventive and mouthwatering recipes that celebrate the humble pickle in all its glory.

1. Classic Dill Pickle Spears

Transform cucumbers into the quintessential pickle with garlic, dill, and a bit of vinegar. Perfect for sandwiches or snacking straight from the jar, these spears bring the classic pickle taste home.

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2. Sweet and Spicy Bread and Butter Pickles

Slice cucumbers thin and soak them in a sweet vinegar bath with a kick of chilli flakes. These pickles strike the perfect balance between sweet, spicy, and crunchy.

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3. Pickled Red Onions

Quick-pickled red onions add a pop of colour and a zesty tang to tacos, salads, and sandwiches. With just vinegar, sugar, and salt, you can elevate any dish.

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4. Garlic Dill Pickle Chips

Perfect for burgers or as a snack, these pickle chips are infused with garlic and dill for a burst of flavour. Easy to make and even easier to devour.

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5. Korean Spicy Pickled Cucumbers

These quick pickles are a crunchy, spicy addition to any Korean BBQ night. Made with gochugaru, garlic, and sesame oil, they're a flavourful side dish.

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6. Pickled Beets

Earthy beets pickled with spices and vinegar make for a sweet and tangy treat. Their vibrant colour and rich flavour are a welcome addition to any salad or charcuterie board.

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7. Japanese Pickled Ginger (Gari)

Make your own sushi night special with homemade pickled ginger. It's refreshing, zingy, and cleanses the palate between bites of sushi.

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8. Spicy Pickled Carrots

Carrot sticks soaked in a spicy brine are a crunchy, fiery snack. They're a great way to add some heat and texture to your meals.

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9. Sweet Pickle Relish

This homemade relish is a game-changer for hot dogs and hamburgers. Sweet, tangy, and full of flavour, it's a summer BBQ essential.

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10. Pickled Green Beans

Snappy green beans pickled with dill and garlic make for a delightful snack or side. They're a great way to preserve the taste of summer.

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11. Pickled Cherry Tomatoes

Bursting with flavour, these pickled cherry tomatoes add a juicy pop to salads, bruschetta, or as a tangy snack on their own.

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12. Pickled Jalapeños

Slice up some jalapeños and pickle them for a spicy kick. Add them to nachos, tacos, or sandwiches for an extra zing.

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13. Apple Cider Vinegar Pickles

Give your pickles a twist with apple cider vinegar for a slightly sweet, fruity flavor. They're a refreshing addition to any pickle platter.

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14. Pickled Mustard Seeds

These little jewels are a burst of tangy flavour, perfect for dressing up salads, sandwiches, or as a unique condiment.

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15. Pickled Watermelon Rind

Don't throw away that watermelon rind! Pickle it for a sweet, tangy, and utterly unique snack or side dish.

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16. Pickled Eggs

A pub favourite, pickled eggs are great as a protein-packed snack. Infuse them with beet juice for a stunning color and a sweet-tart flavour profile.

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17. Pickled Cauliflower

Cauliflower florets pickled with turmeric, mustard seeds, and garlic make a crunchy, flavourful snack or side dish that's hard to resist.

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18. Pickled Asparagus

Preserve the delicate flavour of asparagus in a tangy brine. It's a springtime treat that's perfect for snacking or adding to a Bloody Mary.

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19. Pickled Radishes

Quick-pickled radishes add a peppery crunch to salads, tacos, or sandwiches. They're a colourful and zesty way to brighten up your meals.

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20. Pickled Ginger Carrots

A fusion of ginger and carrot in a vinegar base for a sweet, spicy, and tangy treat. These are fantastic in grain bowls or as a side to sushi.

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