Easy Courgette Fridge Pickles
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Homemade Courgette Fridge Pickles are a great way to use up any surplus courgettes in the summer
Recipe type: Pickling & Preserves
  • 2lbs courgettes, cut into chunks or thin slices according to your preference.
  • 6 pink shallots cut into quarter lengthways.
  • 4 garlic cloves finely sliced.
  • 12 sprigs of dill or fennel including flowers
  • ⅓ cup sea-salt flakes.
  • 350ml apple cider vinegar.
  • 2 tbsp honey.
  • 2 tsp coriander seeds
  • 2 tsp mustard seeds
  • 2 tsp mixed peppercorns
  1. First place the chopped courgette in a deep bowl with the salt sprinkled all over and stand for at least one hour.
  2. Slice the shallots and garlic.
  3. Combine the other spices and honey with the vinegar and bring to a simmer in a saucepan - then allow to cool.
  4. Drain the salty juices from the courgettes and add these to the cooling vinegar solution.
  5. Now taking a large sterilised storage jar (I sterilise mine in the dishwasher) layer the shallot slices, garlic , dill fronds and drained courgettes until the jar is full..
  6. Finally pour the cooled pickling vinegar solution into the jar until the contents are covered..
Recipe by Whole Food Home at http://wholefoodhome.com/easy-courgette-fridge-pickles/