The first day of fall has hit the Midwestern region and it seems that gardens are producing a bounty of veggies that need to be picked and processed before the cooler temperatures set in. Once again, a few local growers were kind enough to share an abundance of beautiful produce that was beyond what they could consume. I was thrilled to see a small bag of assorted hot peppers in the mix. The orange, red, and green, color combination would make for a beautiful display in canning jars. Because I would only have enough to fill one large jar, I decided to make refrigerator pickled peppers rather than canning them with a water bath method. This is a quick and simple way to make the great tasting flavor of the peppers last as they sit on the refrigerator shelf and marinate in the sweet and spicy vinegar solution. Use these peppers to top an Italian salad or to add some flavor to a grilled sandwich. Simply delicious!
Sweet and Spicy Pickled Peppers
2-4 cups sliced peppers
2 cups white vinegar
1⅓ cup water
1 tablespoon canning salt
2 tsp sugar
Canning jar(s) with tight fitting lid(s)
Wash jar(s) with warm soapy water; air dry. Pack the sliced peppers in jar(s). Set jar(s) aside.
In a saucepan, combine vinegar, water, salt, and sugar. Stir to dissolve sugar completely. Bring to a simmer over medium heat. Remove from heat and let cool.
Pour mixture over the peppers making sure they are completely covered. Twist on a tight fitting lid and store in the refrigerator. As the peppers sit, the flavors will develop. Store refrigerated for 4-6 weeks.
12 thoughts on “Sweet and Spicy Pickled Peppers”
Will have to try these!!! Thanks a lot!
My pleasure… enjoy!🌶🌶🌶
Thanks! I’d been wondering what to do with all those jalapeños in my garden.
Oh, this recipe would work out well for you! Let me know if you try it! Enjoy your day and thanks for reblogging my post…😊
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I can’t wait to try these pickled hot peppers from Simply Made Kitchen and Craft!
Thanks, Julie! You can adjust the sugar a bit for a sweeter, less spicy flavor. I hope you enjoy them!🌶🌶🌶
They look great! Love pickles!
They are delicious! Thanks so much for your valued comment… enjoy your day!😊
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I don’t have a Garden Unfortunately, living in the south can be challenging when it comes to Heat, Bugs. But I will find some fresh peppers to try this, wonderful recipe, thank you 🙂
Great, I hope it works out for you! All the best to you.🌶🌶🌶
Nice job! Thanks for sharing and trying my recipe! Enjoy your day…😊