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Okra pickling in mason jars, classic pickled okra recipe by stacy lyn harris
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Classic Pickled Okra

This classic recipe results in tangy okra with a hint of spice.
Servings 6 pints

Ingredients

  • 3 1/2 pounds prepared okra (whole if small)
  • 6 cayenne peppers sliced jalapeño peppers
  • 1 tablespoon dill seed
  • 6 small garlic cloves
  • 1/3 cup pickling salt
  • 2 1/2 cups water
  • 3 cups white vinegar 5 percent

Instructions

  • Tightly pack okra in sterilized jars.
  • Add a pepper and a garlic clove to each jar.
  • Combine rest of ingredients in a saucepan and heat to a boil.
  • Pour hot brine over okra to cover, leaving half an inch of head space.
  • Lid and process in a boiling water canner for 10 minutes (at less than 1000 feet).