Sweet Brown Pickle

READY IN: 2hrs 45mins
Recipe by Millereg

One of the best-known commercially available British pickles is Branston Pickle, a spiced vegetable mixture. It's a great sandwich topper, goes well with French fries, and is very savory garnish for many dihes.

Top Review by Gingerbee

Miller...thanks for posting this recipe...I just love Branston Pickle and don't see much of it here in Quebec (French) Canada. :) Thanks again so much for posting this recipe Sincerely, Gingerbee

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine all the ingredients except the caramel colouring in a large saucepan.
  2. Bring to the boil and then reduce the heat to a simmer.
  3. Cook until the swede is cooked through but still firm, about 1½ to 2 hours.
  4. Add the caramel colouring until the colour is dark brown.
  5. Bottle and seal.
  6. The flavour will improve if the pickle is allowed to age for a few weeks before using.

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