Homemade Pickles Recipe
Servings Prep Time
28People 20Minutes
Cook Time
Servings Prep Time
28People 20Minutes
Cook Time
  • 2 large cucumbers
  • 3 smashed garlic cloves
  • 1 sprig of fresh dilloptional
  • 1cup water
  • 1cup Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 1 1/2tbsp salt
  • 1/4tsp mustard seeds
  • 1/2tsp hot red pepper flakes
  • 1/4tsp dill seeds
  1. Wash, peel, and trim ends from cucumbers. Cut lengthwise into spears. Cut each spear in half.
  2. Place garlic cloves and dill sprig in one quart glass jar. Pack cucumber spears upright in jar.
  3. In small saucepan, over medium heat, mix water, vinegar, salt, mustard seeds, red pepper flakes, and dill seeds.
  4. Bring to boil, and stir to dissolve salt. Allow to cool slightly.
  5. Ladle dressing over cucumbers until the brine covers the top of the cucumbers. Cover with lid, and let cool. Refrigerate at least 3 days, and up to 3 weeks.
Aditional information
Nutrition Facts
Homemade Pickles Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 6
% Daily Value*
Sodium 375mg 16%
Total Carbohydrates 1g 0%
Dietary Fiber .13g 1%
Protein .17g 0%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

You can also cut the cucumbers into slices, and play around with different combinations of spices, or vegetables (try pickling carrot sticks and cauliflower florets). Just make sure the brine completely covers the top of the vegetables.