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Pickled refrigerator pickle jars
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5 from 2 votes

Easiest Refrigerator Pickles Ever

If you've never made pickles before, you're in for a treat. This recipe for refrigerator pickles is so easy, you'll be wondering why you haven't discovered it sooner!
Prep Time30 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Appetizer, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine: American, Italian, Mediterranean, Mexican
Keyword: pickled vegetables, pickles, refrigerator pickle
Servings: 1 Jar
Calories: 50kcal
Cost: 5


  • Vegetables of choice - Cucumbers, cauliflower, red onions, carrots, radish
  • Flavorings of choice - Garlic, herbs, spices
  • 1 cup Distilled White Vinegar - Sub: white wine vinegar or Champagne vinegar
  • 1 cup Water - filtered preferred
  • 1 tablespoon Kosher Salt
  • 1 tablespoon White sugar - Optional


  • Chop your vegetables and pack them into sterilized jars.
  • Add your flavorings: garlic, black pepper, pepper flakes, dill, coriander, bay... whatever you fancy really.
  • Make your brine. In a non reactive pot, add 1 cup water and 1 cup white vinegar. (Scale up your recipe if you're making a large batch)
  • Add 1 tablespoon of kosher salt. Add 1 tablespoon sugar (optional). Heat until dissolved then cool. (Scale up salt and sugar as necessary depending on volume of liquid used)
  • Add your brine to your prepared jars, tap to remove air bubbles and then seal and refrigerate


You can start enjoying your refrigerator pickles after a day or two. They will keep in the fridge for 2 months.


Calories: 50kcal