Learn how to make Probiotic Pickles. This no-fuss recipe for Probiotic Pickles is a simply delicious way to add natural probiotics into your diet to help relieve bloating by aiding your digestive system.
If you suffer with digestive problems, stomach bloating, and constipation, this no-fuss recipe for Probiotic Pickles can help. These pickles are crisp and crunchy with the perfect amount of flavor. These are incredibly simple to make with no boiling and very little mess. Just mix the ingredients together in a jar, leave them in a dark area for three days, and you have perfectly crispy and delicious pickles that will actual help you detoxify your body.
Daily pro-biotic intake is essential for everyone, especially those dealing with certain health problems like digestive issues, neurological disorders, allergies or asthma, immunity problems or gastrointestinal diseases.
The brine can be re-used over and over which makes this recipe even simpler the second time you make it. Get creative and use different vegetables if you’d like because the probiotic properties are in the brine itself, so this works with any vegetable that’s great for pickling. Be sure to follow the step-by-step instructions on the recipe card to make sure your Probiotic Pickles turn out perfectly every time.
- 6-8 Pickling Cucumbers, depending on their size
- ½ quart filtered water
- 2 tbsp sea salt
- 1 tbsp dill
- 2 cloves of garlic
- 1 tbsp peppercorns
- Sterilize a quart jar and lid or whatever container works for you.
- Combine salt and water and let sit until salt dissolves.
- Cut the tips off on both ends. Either keep your pickles whole or cut in halves or quarters.
- Add your spices (Peppercorns, Garlic, and Dill) to the brine. Optional spices could be pepper flakes, mustard, horseradish, etc., anything you'd like for added flavor.
- Pack your pickles in the jar leaving a little head space.
- You're going to now put a small jar or cup into the container so your pickles stay under the water.
- Place the container onto a small plate for leakage that can occur when closing.
- Put in a dark area of the house and let sit at least three days for a slightly sour pickle, longer if you like them very sour.
- Check the pickles daily for scum on top, just use a spoon to remove and check that the pickles stay below the water.
- Add more water if necessary due to evaporation.
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