Simple Pickled Garlic

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by Roosie

Posted by request. Recipe from Prep time does not include peeling cloves. Supposedly you can buy a 1/2 gallon jar of peeled cloves from Costco/Sam's Club for $7.

Top Review by School cooker

Simply great recipe.I made it last year and it turned blue so I threw it out.I got help on ZAAR so it didn't turn blue this time and it's just as I remember in PA. Thank you for posting it Roosie

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Peel cloves; if large, cut in half lengthwise.
  2. In a non-reactive saucepan, combine vinegar, sugar and salt.
  3. Bring to boiling and stir until sugar dissolves.
  4. Drop garlic into mixture and cook, uncovered, over high heat 1 minute, stirring occasionally.
  5. Remove from heat; let cool.
  6. Store in tightly covered jar in refrigerator for 3 months or longer.
  7. To make a crisper, slightly spicier garlic pickle, add 1/16 to 1/8 teaspoon alum and 1/2 teaspoon crushed red peppercorns.

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