Quick Pickles - VeryVera

Quick Pickles

This is a great recipe to try if you are craving pickles but are crunched for time or if you want to use up cucumbers before they go bad!

  • Prep Time: 10m
  • Cook Time: 5m
  • Total Time: 15m


Quick Pickles

  • 1/2 c white vinegar, eyeball it
  • 2 rounded teaspoons sugar
  • 1 tsp. mustard seed
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 clove cracked garlic
  • 1 tsp. dried dill or 2 tablespoons fresh dill leaves, chopped or snipped
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 4 kirby cucumbers, cut into 1-inch slices on an angle


Quick Pickles

  1. Heat small saucepan over medium-high heat.
  2. Add vinegar, sugar, mustard seed, salt, and garlic to the pan and cook until it begins to simmer and sugar dissolves.
  3. Toss the dill, bay leaf, and sliced cucumbers together in a heat-proof bowl.
  4. Pour the simmering liquid over the cucumbers and stir to evenly coat.
  5. Allow to cool to room temperature or chill before serving.