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🥒 Dill and Garlic Pickled Cucamelons Recipe

Learn how to make a delicious dill and garlic pickled cucamelons recipe with Just Pickling. Perfect for charcuterie boards or salads. Adjust garlic and dill to taste.

Dill and Garlic Pickled Cucamelons Recipe

You will need:

  • cucamelons1 lb cucamelons
  • white vinegar1 cup white vinegar
  • water1 cup water
  • kosher salt2 tablespoons kosher salt
  • sliced garlic2 cloves garlic, sliced
  • dill2 teaspoons dill


  1. Start by washing the cucamelons thoroughly and setting them aside to dry.
  2. In a saucepan, combine the white vinegar, water, and kosher salt. Bring the mixture to a boil.
  3. While the mixture is heating, slice your garlic cloves and add them to the jars you will be using for pickling.
  4. Once the cucamelons are dry, add them to the jars as well.
  5. When the vinegar mixture has reached a boil, pour it over the cucamelons and garlic in the jars, ensuring they are completely covered.
  6. Add 2 teaspoons of dill to each jar.
  7. Seal the jars tightly and allow them to cool to room temperature.
  8. Once the jars have cooled, store them in the refrigerator for at least 48 hours before consuming. This allows the cucamelons to fully absorb the flavors.


This recipe yields pickled cucamelons with a savory flavor profile. They are a great addition to any charcuterie board or salad. Feel free to adjust the amount of garlic and dill to suit your taste.

Delve into the delightful world of pickling with our Dill and Garlic Pickled Cucamelons Recipe. This simple, yet flavorful recipe is a great way to introduce yourself to the art of pickling. The cucamelons, also known as mouse melons, are a unique vegetable that bring a refreshing crunch to your pickling endeavors.

Our recipe uses a classic blend of dill and garlic to create a savory flavor profile that is sure to impress. The cucamelons absorb these flavors beautifully, resulting in a pickle that is tangy, salty, and full of character. Whether you're adding them to a charcuterie board or tossing them in a salad, these pickled cucamelons are a versatile addition to any meal.

For those new to pickling, don't be daunted by the process. It's simpler than you might think! If you're wondering how easy is it to make homemade pickles, rest assured that our step-by-step guide will walk you through the process.

Once you've mastered this recipe, feel free to experiment with other ingredients. Pickling is a fantastic way to preserve a variety of vegetables from your garden. If you're looking for inspiration, check out our tips and recipes for pickling vegetables from your garden.

Of course, cucamelons are just the start. There are countless other foods that can be pickled besides cucumbers. From zucchini to sweet peppers, the possibilities are endless. For those interested in exploring more unique recipes, our unique recipes for pickling cucamelons might pique your interest.

At Just Pickling, our goal is to make the art of pickling accessible and enjoyable for everyone. Whether you're a seasoned pro or a pickling novice, we believe that everyone can enjoy the satisfaction of creating their own pickled treats. So why wait? Dive in and start your pickling journey today!