Pickled Grilled Vegetables


I can see these being a regular fixture on the picnic table during the upcoming grilling season. What a perfect complement to a platter of barbecued pork, or grilled chicken. nThese tasted great after just one day, and even better after three.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Additional Time:
1 day 2 hrs
Total Time:
1 day 2 hrs 15 mins
2 pints


  • 6 pickling cucumbers, sliced in half lengthwise

  • 1 red bell pepper, sliced

  • 1 cup water

  • 1 cup white vinegar

  • 1 cup white sugar

  • 2 ½ tablespoons kosher salt

  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled

  • 12 black peppercorns

  • ¼ teaspoon dried dill

  • 1 pinch crushed red pepper flakes


  1. Preheat an outdoor grill for high heat, and lightly oil the grate.

  2. Place cucumbers and red peppers on grill, cook until slightly softened, about 2 minutes per side. Remove from heat.

  3. Combine water, vinegar, sugar, kosher salt, garlic, black peppercorns, dill, and red pepper flakes in a saucepan over medium heat. Bring to a simmer and remove from heat.

  4. Pack cucumbers and peppers evenly between two 16-ounce mason jars. Pour hot pickling liquid into jars, leaving 1/4-inch headspace. Screw on lids and let cool to room temperature. Refrigerate for 24 hours before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

520 Calories
1g Fat
131g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 2
Calories 520
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 1g 1%
Saturated Fat 0g 2%
Sodium 7222mg 314%
Total Carbohydrate 131g 47%
Dietary Fiber 6g 21%
Total Sugars 112g
Protein 5g
Vitamin C 95mg 477%
Calcium 139mg 11%
Iron 4mg 21%
Potassium 1113mg 24%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.