Gather Your Ingredients:

Green Tomatoes: 2.5 pounds (Cherry or slicers)

Apple Cider Vinegar: 2.5 cups (Ensure it has 5% acidity)

Water: 2.5 cups

Salt: 1/4 cup

Garlic: 1 head

Onions: 1-2, sliced

Spice Things Up With:

Coriander Seeds




Mustard Seeds

Black Peppercorns

Bay Leaves (1 per jar)

Celery Seeds

Red Pepper Flakes or Dried Peppers (optional, for heat)

Here’s How to Pickle:

Tomato Prep: Wash and slice your green tomatoes to your liking.

Pickling Brew: Simmer apple cider vinegar, water, and salt. Add a pinch each of your chosen spices to this simmering mix.

Jar Packing: Lovingly pack your tomatoes, onion slices, and garlic into sterilized mason jars.

Pour In Flavor: Carefully fill the jars with your fragrant pickling liquid, leaving about 1/4-inch headspace.

Seal & Chill: Seal the jars, let them cool, and give them at least 48 hours in the fridge.

Enjoying Your Green Tomato Pickles:

Snack Straight: Savor the zesty crunch right out of the jar.

Sandwich & Burger Zing: Add a tangy crunch to your sandwiches and burgers.

Salad Surprise: Elevate your salads with a burst of pickled delight.

Appetizer Star: Feature them on a charcuterie or appetizer platter.

Bloody Mary Twist: Enhance your Bloody Mary with a zesty garnish.

Salsa Refresh: Dice and add to salsas and relishes for an unexpected tang.

Savory Side: Pair with grilled meats or BBQ for a flavor contrast.

Quick, easy, and tantalizingly tangy—your homemade pickled green tomatoes are not only a fantastic condiment but also a lively addition to various dishes, turning the ordinary into the extraordinary!