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Pickled Brussels Sprouts

Pickled Brussels Sprouts
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WebMD Recipe from EatingWell.com

While you might not think of pickling Brussels sprouts, they make a delightful garnish for a Bloody Mary.

Ingredients
Prep: 30 minutes (plus 1 day marinating time) | Total Time: 30 minutes
  • 2 pounds
    Brussels sprouts, halved or quartered (about 8 cups)
  • 6 tablespoons
    sliced shallot
  • bay leaves
  • 3 cups
    distilled white vinegar, or cider vinegar
  • 3 cups
    water
  • 2 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons
    sea salt
  • 2 tablespoons
    sugar
Instructions
  1. Place a large bowl of ice water next to the stove. Bring a large pot of water to a boil in a large pot. Add half of the prepared Brussels sprouts, cover, return to a boil and cook for 2 minutes. Use a slotted spoon to transfer the sprouts to the ice water to cool. Repeat with the remaining sprouts.
  2. Drain the cooled sprouts and divide among 6 pint-size (2-cup) canning jars or similar-size tempered-glass or heatproof-plastic containers with lids. Add 1 tablespoon shallot and 1 bay leaf to each jar.
  3. Combine vinegar, 3 cups water, salt and sugar in a large saucepan. Bring to a boil and stir until the salt and sugar dissolve. Boil for 2 minutes. Remove from the heat.
  4. Carefully fill jars (or containers) with the brine to within 1/2 inch of the rim, covering the Brussels sprouts completely. (Discard any leftover brine.)
  5. Place the lids on the jars (or containers). Refrigerate for at least 24 hours before serving. Store in the refrigerator for up to 1 month.

 

Nutritional Information

Makes: 6 pint jars (about 12 cups)
  • Calories14
  • Fat0 g
    • Saturated fat0 g
  • Cholesterol0 mg
  • Carbohydrates3 g
    • Dietary fiber1 g
  • Protein1 g
  • Sodium86 mg
* Nutritional Guidelines based on the USDA's MyPlate Standards.
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