Piccalilli in a bowl and on bread with cheese

Pickle recipes

43 Recipes

Make a jar of tangy pickle by preserving vegetables or fruit in vinegar. Our pickled recipes include piccalilli, courgettes, red cabbage, onions and beetroot.

15 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Eaten immediately, this pickle will have a punchy tang, perfect with strong cheeses, but by winter the flavours will mellow, ideal for sliced ham.

35 mins
More effort
Vegetarian
35 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Try this fresh, sharp pickle with cold poached salmon, burgers off the barbecue or just buttered bread

20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
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4 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

Make some homemade piccalilli to serve with cold meats and cheese. It will keep for up to three months and makes a great gift for chutney lovers

25 mins
Easy
Vegan
6 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

These colourful, spiced sweet and sour onions add piquancy to a ploughman’s, or a sharp finish to Mexican food - an ideal edible gift to make ahead and pop in a homemade hamper

20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
17 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

A stylish and gorgeous treat, spooned out of the jar with a little of the syrup

45 mins
Easy
17 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

A colourful accompaniment to cheese or meat, this infused pickle can also be jarred and given as a gift

30 mins
Easy
4 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Try the simplest way to make classic sauerkraut using raw cabbage. This fermented food is great for your gut and goes very well with sausages and mustard

30 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
15 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Forget crinkle-cut versions, this light pickle is sweet and rich - perfect with cold meats, salads and punchy cheeses

1 hr and 30 mins
Easy
8 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

Perfect partners for a creamy blue cheese

1 hr and 30 mins
Easy
Vegan
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Serve this festive pickled red cabbage with cold cuts and sausage rolls on Boxing Day and beyond. It also makes a fantastic side dish for Christmas Day

30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
6 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Preserved shallots in malt vinegar make a classic condiment that will never ge.t old. Beautiful with cheese and cold meats

20 mins
Easy
6 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

These surprisingly speedy pickled cucumber ribbons are delicious with any smoked fish, particularly salmon. Add some irresistible crunch to your dish

30 mins
Easy
Vegan
Gluten-free
2 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Preserve carrots for an easy storecupboard side to serve with Middle Eastern flavours - add a spoonful of harissa for extra heat

35 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
7 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Got a glut of runner beans, or just fancy a twist on classic English piccalilli? This low-fat preserve is great with ham or in cheese sandwiches

1 hr
Easy
4 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Use up a glut of aubergines in this Indian-spiced chutney with tamarind, ginger and mustard seeds

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
14 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Preserve roasted beetroot in a sweet and spiced vinegar to make this punchy, classic accompaniment to cold meats and cheeses

1 hr and 30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Preserve the goodness of cherries by pickling them whole in vinegar, then serve with charcuterie, smoked duck salad, cheese or roast pork

25 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Julienned mooli is lightly pickled in rice vinegar, chilli and sugar to make a tasty side dish to Korean main courses

10 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

If you like pickled onions you'll love this easy preserved shallots recipe - perfect with cold meats or alongside a ploughman's lunch

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Put a new twist on the pork pie with polenta for texture and a pickled onion in the centre. It is packed with flavour and perfect for a summer picnic

1 hr
More effort
11 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Piccalilli with bite, this chunky chutney of sliced gherkins, spices and dill is perfect with meat, cheese or as a homemade gift

25 mins
Easy
Vegan
3 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

This summery side dish makes a delicious accompaniment to roast chicken

15 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

Preserve crunchy radishes in tangy spiced vinegar for a delicious addition to a salad or Asian-inspired main dish

40 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
7 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

These homemade sliced gherkins are addictively sweet and salty - make a batch and enjoy in burgers, salads, or with cold meats

20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
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