Quick pickles: the best summer appetizer

Erika IlyinaLS Food
Quick pickled cucumbers. Source: freepik

The aroma of fresh cucumbers is directly associated with summer. It is during this time of year that cucumbers become more affordable and much tastier. That's why housewives try to cook as many dishes from this vegetable as possible.

Quick pickled cucumbers are a great appetizer option that is not only delicious but also very easy to prepare. A food blogger with the nickname ann_.and_.food knows exactly how to make pickles in a few minutes. She shared all the secrets of this dish on Instagram.

Quick pickles: the best summer appetizer


  • Cucumbers – 500 gr
  • Garlic – 2 cloves
  • Salt – 1 tsp
  • Oil – 1 tbsp
  • Dill
  • Honey – 2 tsp
  • Mustard seeds – 2 tsp.
  • Vinegar 9% – 2 tsp.

The way of preparation:

1. Wash the cucumbers and cut the edges.

2. Cut into rings of about ½ cm and place in a deep container.

Quick pickles: the best summer appetizer

3. Grate the garlic and add it to the cucumbers.

4. Combine salt, honey, mustard, vinegar, and oil and add to the cucumbers.

Quick pickles: the best summer appetizer

5. Finely chop the dill, combine with the cucumbers, and mix thoroughly.

Quick pickles: the best summer appetizer

6. Serve immediately to the table.

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