Red mixed pickle


Red mixed pickle
This mixed pickle is made with a variety of vegetables left to mature for 2 weeks in diluted vinegar.

The result is similar to gherkins and can be added to lots of recipes, or eaten with a snack or sandwich.
This red version gets its name from beetroot and red cabbage, which eventually colour everything else in the jar.
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Last modified on: April 29th 2020

For 300 g, you will need:

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Stage 1 - 10 min.
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Prepare your chosen vegetables: peel, rinse, dry and cut into julienne.

For the radish, I've opted for the black variety, easier to cut into sticks.

Stage 2 - 2 min.
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Put the beetroot julienne into a bowl, add a little fine salt and mix.

Leave at room temperature.

Stage 3 - 2 min.
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Do the same with the other vegetables...

Stage 4 - 1 hour
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...each in a separate bowl.

Stage 5 - 5 min.
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Then drain the vegetables. Now you can mix them together.

Stage 6 - 2 min.
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Dry in a cloth.

Stage 7 - 2 min.
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Mix 300 ml white (spirit) vinegar and 100 ml water in a jug.

Stage 8 - 2 min.
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Choose your pickle jar and add 10 black peppercorns and 2 bayleaves.

Stage 9 - 2 min.
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Add the vegetables, and add 1 shallot finely sliced, if you wish.

Stage 10 - 2 min.
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Top up with the vinegar mix. The vegetables must be completely covered. Then seal the lid.

Leave to stand for 2 weeks.

Stage 11
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Your red mixed pickle is ready. The amazing purple-pink colour it started out with will gradually mellow to a duller brick red, but this will not affect the flavour.

Remarks

The recipe is very flexible, so you can adapt it to your taste: the choice of vegetables, their size, the proportion of vinegar to water, etc. Let your imagination get to work with whatever you have to hand.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
167 Kcal or 699 Kj19 gr22 gr< 1 gr
8 %7 %2 %<1 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
23 Kcal or 96 Kj3 gr3 gr< 1 gr
1 %1 %<1 %<1 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).

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Source

Home made.

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This recipe uses (among others)
White (spirit) vinegarWhite (spirit) vinegar: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: How to prepare sorrel, Pickled gherkins, How to prepare romanesco, How to prepare corn salad, Béarnaise sauce, ... All
Raw beetrootRaw beetroot: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Bistro-style beetroot salad, Crunchy spring salad, Raw beetroot salad, Sushi, Vegetable tartare, ... All
Red cabbageRed cabbage: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Red cabbage salad with chives, Red cabage salad with toasted almonds, ... All
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