Lacto Fermented Pickles
1h 55m
β€œThis method of fermenting is really simple and makes for delicious food. The health benefits that you can get from lacto-fermentation also outweigh the benefits for food that hasn't been fermented, so it does way more than just preserve!”
β€” Patrick


Serves 4


Step 1

Slice the tops and bottoms off of the cucumbers and place into a jar on a scale (be sure to weigh the cucumbers and not the jar)

Step 2

Add water to cover the cucumbers, weighing as you do so

Step 3

Pour the water into a bowl or cup and mix with approx. 18g salt or 2% of the weight of the cucumbers and water

Step 4

Pour the brine back into the jar and top with a small weight to keep the cucumbers submerged. Seal the jar and leave at room temperature for a week, serve and enjoy
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