How to Pickle Garlic Cloves

Make a batch of pickled garlic cloves to add to soups, sauces and marinades to keep winter illnesses at bay.

  • Pickled garlic is delicious, plus itโ€™s easy to store and lasts much longer than fresh garlic.
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Follow this pickled garlic recipe to enjoy flavor-packed, healthful garlic year-round.


• Peeled garlic cloves
• Apple cider vinegar (to cover)
• Raw local honey (to taste)


1. Fill a glass jar with garlic cloves and cover with apple cider vinegar. Keep in a warm, dark place for 3 to 4 weeks.

2, After a few weeks, strain liquid and set the garlic cloves aside.

3. Pour half the liquid into a small saucepan over very low heat and stir in honey until fully incorporated.

4. Pour the reduction back over the garlic and store in a cool dark place, such as your pantry, for another 3 weeks.

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