Dilly Carrots

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Try these garlicky-dilly pickled carrots chopped in your dinner salad for a burst of flavor.

Dilly Carrots
photographer: Ken Burris
Nutritionist Tested & Approved

Time: 40 minutes

Ingredients
  • 2 1/2 pounds carrots , peeled and cut into 3-inch sticks (about 9 cups)

  • 12-24 sprigs fresh dill

  • 3-6 whole large cloves garlic , sliced

  • 3 cups distilled white vinegar or cider vinegar

  • 3 cups water

  • 2 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons sea salt

  • 2 tablespoons sugar

Directions
  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 carrot sticks, cover, return to a boil and cook for 2 minutes. Use a slotted spoon to transfer the carrots to the ice water to cool. Repeat with the remaining carrots.

  2. Drain the cooled carrots and divide among 6 pint-size (2-cup) canning jars or similar-size tempered-glass or heatproof-plastic containers with lids. Divide the dill and garlic among the jars.

  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 brine to within 1/2 inch of the rim, covering the carrots 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 Facts

Servings
36
Serving Size
1/4 cup
Calories
13
Carbohydrates
3 g
Fat
0 g
Saturated Fat
0 g
Protein
0 g
Cholesterol
0 mg
Dietary Fiber
1 g
Potassium
102 mg
Sodium
92 mg
Yield
6 pint jars (about 12 cups)
Exchanges
Free food

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