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17 Quick Pickle Recipes You Can Make Right Now

Don't want to wait? Learn how to make these quick pickle recipes. Dig into your creations the very next dayseriously! We have ideas for tons of foods, including cucumbers, radishes, shrimp and more.

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Quick Pickled RadishesTaste of Home

Quick Pickled Radishes

This pickled radish recipe is the perfect addition to tacos, barbecue or just about any sandwich you can dream of. Each sliced radish is just a little bit sweet, slightly crunchy and has an amazing amount of zing. You're probably going to want to have a batch in your fridge at all times! —Colleen Delawder, Herndon, Virginia

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Refrigerator Garden PicklesTaste of Home

Refrigerator Garden Pickles

Canning isn't necessary for these crisp-tender, tangy pickles. Keep them in the fridge and eat them up within a month. Linda Chapman, Meriden, Iowa

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Mom’s Pickled CarrotsTaste of Home

Moms Pickled Carrots

My mother is the only other person Ive known to make this recipe. In fact, when I take it to a picnic, no one has ever heard of pickled carrots. But once they try them, they are hooked. Robin Koble, Fairview, Pennsylvania

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Refrigerator Jalapeno Dill PicklesTaste of Home

Refrigerator Jalapeno Dill Pickles

Im passionate about making pickles. My husband is passionate about eating them. He's too impatient to let them cure on the shelf, so I found this quick recipe to make him happy. Add hotter peppers if you like. Annie Jensen, Roseau, Minnesota

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Pickled Mushrooms with GarlicTaste of Home

Pickled Mushrooms with Garlic

I'm always asked to bring these tempting tidbits to holiday gatherings. Easy to make ahead and transport, they're something to celebrate on a festive relish tray. Joyce Anderson, Chico, California

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Pickled Eggs with Beets and Hot Cherry PeppersTaste of Home

Pickled Eggs with Beets and Hot Cherry Peppers

Because my grandmother didnt measure anything when she cooked, I had to guess when I decided to duplicate her recipe for pickled eggs. The color becomes more intense the longer they marinate. Judie Thurstenson, Colcord, Oklahoma

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Pickled Rainbow ChardTaste of Home

Pickled Rainbow Chard

Pickling adds pop to fresh foods, especially Swiss chard stems. In this easy fridge method, sweet meets tart and it all balances out overnight. Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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Pickled BeetsTaste of Home

Pickled Beets

The beets my mother made came from our garden and were canned for the winter months. Even as a child I loved beets because they brought so much color to our table. Sara Lindler, Irmo, South Carolina

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Pickled Green Beans with Smoked Salmon DipTaste of Home

Pickled Green Beans with Smoked Salmon Dip

I came up with this appetizer for my son, who's big on delicious but healthy food. The lighter beans-and-dip combo has won over even finicky eaters. Dinah Halterman, Harmony, North Carolina

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Spicy Pickled GrapesTaste of Home

Spicy Pickled Grapes

I love sweet and spicy flavors, so I created these pickled grapes. They are excellent as an appetizer, a sneaky addition to salads or a topper in your favorite Bloody Mary. —Carla Hinkle, Memphis, Tennessee

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Pacific Northwest Pickled ShrimpTaste of Home

Pacific Northwest Pickled Shrimp

This refreshing recipe is one of my husband's favorites. I like to serve the sweet-sour pickled shrimp when we're entertaining. People say it's addictive! Kathy Wright, Highland, California

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Pickled Mushrooms for a CrowdTaste of Home

Pickled Mushrooms for a Crowd

Serve tangy pickled mushrooms alongside a steak, as an appetizer with toothpicks, in a salad or as part of an antipasto platter. However you present them, you cant go wrong! John Levezow, Eagan, Minnesota

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Pickled Bell PeppersTaste of Home

Pickled Bell Peppers

Everyone around here knows me for this colorful, tasty dish. I serve the peppers with a lot of meals and other times I'll turn it into a salad for a weeknight cookout. Heather Prendergast, Sundre, Alberta

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Pickled Eggs with BeetsTaste of Home

Pickled Eggs with Beets

Ever since I can remember, my Mother served this pickled egg recipe at Easter. It was a tradition that my family expected. I made them for my granddaughter the last time she visited and they were all gone before she left. Mary Banker, Fort Worth, Texas

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Belarus Pickled CarrotsTaste of Home

Belarus Pickled Carrots

My moms holiday buffet always included these pickled carrots. I kept the tradition going, then passed the recipe to my daughter. In our family, it isn't a party without this dish. Lily Julow, Lawrenceville, GA

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Khmer Pickled Vegetable SaladTaste of Home

Khmer Pickled Vegetable Salad

I grew up as a missionary kid in Cambodia, and most of my favorite foods have a Southeast Asian background. Locals love eating this pickled salad for breakfast, but I like it as a side for lunch or dinner, especially with chicken satay. Hannah Heavener, Belton, Texas

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Pickled Shrimp with BasilTaste of Home

Pickled Shrimp with Basil

Red wine vinegar plus the freshness of citrus and basil perk up marinated shrimp with hardly any prep. Serve over greens if you'd like a salad. James Schend, Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin

Christina Herbst
Christina is an Assistant Editor for Taste of Home, specializing in content creation and SEO optimization. She enjoys trying out local foodie restaurants and coffeehouses and adding copious amounts of garlic and cheese to any recipe she can get her hands on.

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