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

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Step by step recipe

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.
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.
Months in a dark place.
Home made.
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
24 Kcal or 100 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).
Possible allergens in this recipe: Sulfites
How much will it cost?
  • For 300 g : 1.99 €

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