Courgette and Onion Pickle Recipe

courgette and onion pickle

Particularly good with both ham and lamb dishes but can also accompany cheeses.

Ingredients for Courgette and Onion Pickle:

  • 1 lb (450 g) small courgettes
  • ¾ pint (430 ml) white wine vinegar
  • 1 oz (28 g) sugar
  • 1½ teaspoons salt
  • 1½ teaspoons black peppercorns
  • 2 tablespoons cold water
  • 4 oz (112 g) small pickling onions

Method for Courgette and Onion Pickle:

  1. Cut the courgettes in half lengthways and then into quarters.
  2. Put the vinegar, sugar, salt, peppercorns and water in a pan, bring to the boil and simmer for 5 minutes.
  3. Add the courgettes and onions, bring back to simmering point, stirring.
  4. Using a slotted spoon, pack the vegetables into hot sterilized jars and cover with the vinegar mixture.
  5. Cover and seal.

Makes about 1½ lbs (675 g) of Courgette and Onion Pickle.

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