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Quick-Pickled Spicy Asparagus

Rated as 4.5 out of 5 Stars

"I love pickled asparagus but got tired of spending so much money on tiny little jars and decided to pickle my own. I also like it spicy but feel free to halve the crushed red pepper or omit it altogether if spice is not your thing."
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2 d 1 h 20 m servings 21
Original recipe yields 8 servings (1 quart)


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  1. Place trimmed asparagus in a quart-sized canning jar. Add garlic, pepper flakes, mustard seed, and peppercorns.
  2. Combine vinegar, water, salt, and sugar in a medium saucepan over medium heat; bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes. Turn heat off.
  3. Pour vinegar mixture over the asparagus. Screw on the lid and let sit until lid has sealed, about 1 hour.
  4. Place in the refrigerator until pickled, at least 2 days.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 21 calories; 0.3 3.7 1.5 0 875 Full nutrition

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AMAZING!!! I only had 1/2 pound of asparagus, which was quite a disappointment because these turned out so good I couldn't stop eating them! I tried them after 1 day and they were already delic...

I am absolutely going to make this again!