Spicy Pickled Carrots

Vegan and Gluten-Free


4 Medium Carrots, peeled and sliced into ¼ inch coins

2 jalapeno peppers, sliced

4 large garlic cloves, slightly smashed

½ small yellow onion, julienne

6 black peppercorns

1/3 cup apple cider vinegar

1/3 cup distilled white vinegar

1 ½ cups water

1 ½ tbsp. salt

¾ tsp. sugar

¾ tsp. ground cumin


In a large non-reactive jar with a lid, add the carrots, jalapeno, garlic cloves, and onion. Set aside. In a small saucepan, combine the remaining ingredients and bring to a rolling boil. Carefully pour the liquid into the jar, making sure everything is covered. Put the cover on the jar and let sit on the counter for one hour. Once the hour has passed, open the container and put it into the refrigerator to cool completely.

Looking for a healthy snack that will have you coming back for more again and again? These spicy pickled carrots have a lot of zip and flavor. A healthy alternative to chips that can also be added to your favorite street tacos or incorporated into salads. This recipe is also great for other vegetables like cauliflower and peppers and the pickled onion, garlic, and jalapenos are also fantastic to use in a variety of ways.