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Pioneer Woman Bread And Butter Pickles

These Pioneer Woman Bread And Butter Pickles are so tasty and easy to prepare! Ideal for adding to sandwiches or burgers, or for serving alongside grilled meat or vegetables. They make a great edible gift and are easy to keep on hand.

Why we love this recipe:

  • The bread and butter pickles are a tasty treat. The results are far superior to anything you might buy at the supermarket, and it’s a terrific way to use up an abundance of high-quality, fresh vegetables.
  • Having some pickles on the side of a juicy burger is one of my favorite things to do.
  • They don’t take long to put together and are very easy to clean.
Pioneer Woman Bread And Butter Pickles
Pioneer Woman Bread And Butter Pickles

Are Pioneer Woman Bread And Butter Pickles Sweet?

They are sweet, but also tangy and spicy, and they are infused with a sugar-vinegar brine, which makes them extremely delectable. These Pioneer Woman Bread And Butter Pickles are a great alternative to traditional dill pickles. They also make the perfect addition to sandwiches when used as a snack.

What is the Difference Between Bread and Butter Pickles and Dill Pickles?

Bread & butter pickles are often sliced thinly and have a sweeter, more nuanced flavor profile than dill pickles. Dill pickles have a distinctive flavor profile that includes both garlic and dill, and they are often thicker, less sweet, and crispier than regular pickles. Don’t make me choose because I enjoy both kinds equally!

Ingredients That You’ll Need:

  • Cucumbers: To make this recipe, choose the freshest cucumbers you can find, and make sure they are free of blemishes. Pickling cucumbers or baby cucumbers are great options.
  • Brown Onion: It enhances the flavor of the pickles and is delicious to enjoy with them.
  • Salt: We use salt in this recipe to draw the excess moisture from the cucumbers and to soften the brown onions, so make sure to use cooking salt or sea salt. Regular table salt may contain caking agents and is much stronger.
  • Apple Cider Vinegar: The vinegar’s fruity taste complements the cucumbers and spices perfectly in pickling.
  • Sugar: Granulated sugar is fine, as it helps preserve the pickles and balances their flavor. Caster/superfine sugar is also fine to use.
  • Turmeric: adds vibrant color to Bread and Butter Pickles and enhances the taste with its earthy tang.
  • Mustard and coriander seeds: This boost of flavor adds to the savory taste of these pickles.

What Are The Best Cucumbers To Use For Bread And Butter Pickles?

The Pioneer Woman suggests using little Lebanese cucumbers grown at home for her Bread and Butter Pickles.  Besides being deliciously crunchy, they are also deliciously sweet.

How to To Sterilise the Jars for Pickles?

Make sure the jars you plan to use to store your Bread And Butter Pickles and preserves are always sterilized. The procedure is simple and clear:

  • Use clean, glass jars with a tight-fitting metal lid that you’ve scrubbed by hand in hot, soapy water.
  • Check the metal lids to see if they have any rubber gaskets or seals.
  • Let the jars sit in a 270 degree Fahrenheit oven for 15 to 20 minutes.
Pioneer Woman Bread And Butter Pickles
Pioneer Woman Bread And Butter Pickles

Bread And Butter Pickles Uses

  • In egg or tuna salad
  • Cheeseburger toothpick pickle
  • Pickle juice in Bloody Mary
  • Red Snapper Fried Pickles
  • To grilled cheese
  • Cuban quesadilla

How To make Pioneer Woman Bread And Butter Pickles?

  • Wash and dry your cucumbers, then remove their top and end. After that, thinly slice them – approximately 1/2 cm thick.
  • Next, peel a brown onion and remove the root end and tip. Slice the onion in half and thinly slice into half-moons.
  • Add the cucumbers, onion, and salt to a large bowl. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and place it in the refrigerator for four hours.
  • Now, put the cucumbers and onions in a colander and drain the excess liquid.
  • Place the vinegar, sugar, turmeric, coriander, and mustard seeds in a non-reactive pan. Stir over medium heat until the sugar dissolves.
  • Once the sugar is dissolved, simmer the liquid for 3 minutes.
  • Remove the saucepan from the heat and allow your brine to cool for at least 30 minutes, then add the cucumbers and onions to the pickling liquid. Let them sit for five minutes.
  • Finally, fill sterilized jars with pickles and liquid and cool them on a kitchen bench before refrigerating.

Recipe Tips

  • Soak cucumbers and onion in salt: To prepare the cucumbers and onion slices, soak the slices in 1 1/2 tbsp of coarse salt for about an hour. This will draw the water out of the cucumbers as well as flavor them. Once soaked for an hour, rinse the cucumbers well under cold water.
  • Make brine and cool: A pickle brine is made from apple cider vinegar, granulated sugar, and mustard seeds. The brine is cooked on the stove just until the sugar dissolves and then cooled for at least 30 minutes.
  • Divide cucumbers between jars: Cucumbers can be brined in one half gallon jar or several pint jars. Put the brine over top, screw the lids on the jars, and store them in the refrigerator.
  • Refrigerate pickles for 12 hours: Don’t skimp on the chill time! These pickles need at least 12 hours to develop a signature bread and butter flavor.
Pioneer Woman Bread And Butter Pickles
Pioneer Woman Bread And Butter Pickles

Frequently Asked Questions

Why are These Called Bread and Butter Pickles?

It is thought that they were originally traded for staple foods like bread and butter, which is where the name came from.

How long will the Bread And Butter Pickles last?

Bread and butter pickles can be kept in the fridge for up to four months. If you want the greatest texture and flavor out of your pickles, you should consume them within the first three months. The pickles soften with time.

What Kind of Salt Should I Use for Bread And Butter Pickles?

It is recommended that you use salts that do not include any additives, such as kosher salt or pickling salt.

What Kind of Vinegar Should I Use?

Bread and butter pickles require vinegar with an acidity level of at least 5%. For the finest taste and tang, mix equal parts apple cider vinegar and white vinegar.

How to Store Bread And Butter Pickles?

Bread & butter pickles can be kept in canning jars until ready to serve. Refrigerated pickles can be stored for up to four months.

Pioneer Woman Bread And Butter Pickles
Pioneer Woman Bread And Butter Pickles

Pioneer Woman Bread And Butter Pickles Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving ( 3 Pickles | 30g )

  • Calories 25
  • Total Fat 0.1g
  • Cholesterol 0mg
  • Sodium 170mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 5g
  • Sugars 5g
  • Protein 0.1g
  • Calcium 2%

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Pioneer Woman Bread And Butter Pickles

Difficulty:BeginnerPrep time: 15 minutesCook time: 10 minutesRest time:4 hours Total time:4 hours 25 minutesServings:1 700ml (23 fluid oz) Jar servingsCalories:25 kcal Best Season:Available

Description

These Pioneer Woman Bread And Butter Pickles are so tasty and easy to prepare! Ideal for adding to sandwiches or burgers, or for serving alongside grilled meat or vegetables. They make a great edible gift and are easy to keep on hand.

Ingredients

Instructions

    To Sterilise the Jars:

  1. Sterilize the jars you’ll be using to store the pickles. Choose glass jars with an airtight lid and wash them in hot soapy water and rinse them well. Ensure that the lids don’t have rubber inserts.
  2. Heat the oven to 270 degrees F and then place the jars in there for 15-20 minutes.
  3. For the Pickled Cucumbers:

  4. Wash and dry your cucumbers then remove their top and end, after that, thinly slice them – approximately 1/2 cm thick.
  5. Next, peel a brown onion and remove the root end and tip. Cut the onion in half and thinly slice into half-moons.
  6. Add the cucumbers, onion, and salt to a large bowl. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and place it in the refrigerator for four hours.
  7. Now, put the cucumbers and onions in a colander and drain the excess liquid.
  8. Place the vinegar, sugar, turmeric, coriander, and mustard seeds in a non-reactive pan. Stir over medium heat until the sugar dissolves.
  9. Once the sugar is dissolved, simmer the liquid for 3 minutes.
  10. Remove the saucepan from the heat and allow your brine to cool for at least 30 minutes, then add the cucumbers and onions to the pickling liquid. Let them sit for five minutes.
  11. Finally, fill sterilized jars with pickles and liquid and cool on a kitchen bench before refrigerating.
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Nutrition Facts

Servings 1 700ml (23 fluid oz) Jar


Amount Per Serving
Calories 25
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0.1g1%
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 170mg8%
Total Carbohydrate 5g2%
Sugars 5g
Protein 0.1g1%

Calcium 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.