Bread and Butter Pickles - Passion Is Cooking

Bread and Butter Pickles

bread and butter pickles

Bread and Butter Pickles

Prep Time: 1 hour 20 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 2 hours
Course: Canning, preserving
Cuisine: International
Keyword: canning, pickles, preserving
Servings: 4 people


  • 500 ml mason jar with lid (sterilized in boiling water)


  • 2 pieces large pickling cucumber (washed and scrubbed)
  • 25 grams red bell peppers, cut into 1 cm thick slices
  • 50 grams cooking onins
  • 20 grams kosher salt
  • 250 ml apple cider vinegar
  • 200 grams sugar
  • 2 grams yellow mustard seed
  • 1 gram fennel seed
  • 1/2 gram red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 gram ground cloves


  • Cut the cucumber, bell peppers and onions into 1 cm thick slices.
  • Combine Vegetables and salt in a medium size bowl, cover and refrigerate for 1 hour.
  • After 1 hour drain excess liquid from the vegetables and rinse them in cold running water and pat them dry on a clean cloth.
  • Combine the vinegar and sugar in a pot over medium heat making sugar as dissolved. Add the mustard seed, fennel seed, red pepper flakes and ground cloves and bring it to a boil.
  • Add the reserve vegetables and cook for 3 more minutes until fully heated through.
  • Add the pickles into the 500 ml sterilized glass jar and let them pickle for 4 hours before serving.   



Chef Notes: This a family favourite and a perfect way to accompany a variety of BBQ dishes.
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