DIY Pickles

2 SmartPoints
 Prep time: 0:10  Cook time: 0:10  Serves:2

 

Dill Pickles

 

Ingredients

  • 1⁄4 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 cup(s) water
  • 1 cup(s) apple cider vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp kosher salt
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • 1⁄4 cup(s) distilled white vinegar
  • 1 pound(s), cut into spears Persian (mini) cucumber
  • 2 clove(s), medium garlic clove(s)
  • 1 sprig(s) dill
  • 1⁄4 tsp dill seed

 

Instructions

  1. Set a large saucepan over medium heat. Add all of the brine ingredients and let come to a simmer.
  2. Set out a 1L mason jar with new a lid. Add all of the ingredients for the dill pickles; set aside.
  3. Top with the brine and seal immediately.
  4. Let come to room temperature and then place in the fridge.
  5. Wait 24-48 hours before consuming.

Notes
Can be stored for up to three weeks in the refrigerator.

 

Spicy Green Beans

 

Ingredients

  • 1 clove(s), medium garlic clove(s)
  • 1cup(s) water
  • 1 cup(s) apple cider vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp kosher salt
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • 1⁄4 cup(s) distilled white vinegar
  • 1 pound(s), trimmed (2 cups) uncooked string beans
  • 1 tsp mustard seed
  • 1 tsp peppercorn
  • 1 Tbsp, 1 small pepper chopped red hot chili peppers

 

Instructions

  1. Set a large saucepan over medium heat. Add all of the brine ingredients and let come to a simmer.
  2. Set out a 1L mason jar with new a lid. Add all of the ingredients for the spicy green beans; set aside.
  3. Top with the brine and seal immediately.
  4. Let come to room temperature and then place in the fridge.
  5. Wait 24-48 hours before consuming.

Notes
Can be stored for up to three weeks in the refrigerator.

 

Ginger Carrots

 

Ingredients

  • 1 cup(s) water
  • 1 cup(s) apple cider vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp kosher salt
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • 1⁄4 cup(s) distilled white vinegar
  • 1 pound(s), cut into ribbons uncooked carrot(s)
  • 1 Tbsp, fresh, sliced ginger root
  • 1⁄4 tsp ground turmeric
  • 1⁄8 tsp smoked paprika

 

 

Instructions

  • Set a large saucepan over medium heat. Add all of the brine ingredients and let come to a simmer.
  • Set out a 1L mason jar with new a lid. Add all of the ingredients for the spicy green beans; set aside.
  • Top with the brine and seal immediately.
  • Let come to room temperature and then place in the fridge.
  • Wait 24-48 hours before consuming.

Notes
Can be stored for up to three weeks in the refrigerator