Zucchini Refrigertor Pickles

Anne Lawton
by Anne Lawton
8 pickle spear
15 min

Refrigerator zucchini pickles are a great alternative to cucumber pickles. They're easy to make, no cooking or canning required! Zucchini pickles are perfect for using up any leftover late summer zucchini in your fridge.

Why This Recipe Works

  • They are easy to make!
  • It takes just a few minutes to make them; no cooking or canning involved.
  • They are crispy and full of flavor.

Here Is What You Will Need:

  • Zucchini
  • Garlic
  • Fresh Dill
  • Apple Cider Vinegar
  • Sea Salt
  • Pickling Spice
  • Red Pepper Flakes
  • One Pint Glass Jar

Recipe Variations

Replace the zucchini with raw or slightly steamed cauliflower, carrots, asparagus or green beans.

Add a few slices of hot peppers such as jalapeno or cayenne for spicy pickles.

Zucchini Refrigerator pickles an easy tasty refrigerator pickle recipe

Zucchini refrigerator pickles in a jar

zucchini refrigerator pickles

Zucchini Refrigertor Pickles
Recipe details
  • 8  pickle spear
  • Prep time: 15 Minutes Cook time: 0 Minutes Total time: 15 min
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  • a few sprigs of fresh dill
  • 3 to 4 cloves fresh garlic chopped
  • 3 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon sea salt
  • 1 tablespoon  pickling spice
  • ¼ teaspoon red pepper flakes (optional)
  • filtered water to fill up the jar

slice the zucchini into spears and place into a one-pint Mason Jar alternating with the cloves of garlic.
add the salt, pickle spice and dill.
pour in the vinegar and water.
cover the jar and gently shake to mix all of the ingredients together.
store your zucchini pickles in the refrigerator for up to one month
  • Be sure that the zucchini is completely submerged in the brine for the best-tasting pickles.
  • Change up the herbs and try adding cilantro, basil, oregano or any of your favorite herbs.
  • Make them spicy by adding hot pepper flakes.
  • Try pickling vegetables such as steamed cauliflower, asparagus, or carrots.
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  • Lynn Lynn on Sep 05, 2021

    How many zucchini’s is used for this recipe. It mentions how many spears it makes, but doesn’t state how many zucchini’s are used. Thank you.

    • Anne Lawton Anne Lawton on Sep 05, 2021

      Hi Lynn, It depends on the size of the zucchini. If I use a pint-sized jar, one medium zucchini will usually do it.

  • Ram2204802 Ram2204802 on Sep 17, 2021

    They look delicious and I will try these soon. Love cucumbers