Avocado Pickles are a Tangy Twist on the Trendy Fruit

February 27, 2019

Avocado Pickles

A fun new way to enjoy avocado.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 1 pint
Author Ella Jewett


  • 1/2 cup distilled white or cider vinegar
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • 1 tbsp whole yellow mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1/2 tsp black peppercorns
  • 1 medium chile de abrol optional
  • 1-2 very firm avocados sliced


  1. Whisk together vinegar, the 1/2 cup water, salt, mustard seeds, sugar, peppercorns, and chile de Arbol if you want a little spiciness, in a medium nonreactive pot. Bring the mixture to a simmer on medium heat while stirring until the sugar and salt dissolve. Let the mixture cool to room temperature, about 20 minutes.

  2. Place the avocado slices in a 1-pint jar and top them with the cooled brine. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour before you eat 'em, though you can leave them in there for up to a month if you're in no rush.


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