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5 from 1 vote

Pickled Green Tomatoes

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: green tomatoes
Servings: 8
Calories: 20kcal


  • 1 pint green tomatoes
  • 1/3 clove garlic
  • 2 sprigs dill
  • 1/2 cup white vinegar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 Tablespoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 Tablespoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon peppercorns
  • 1 pinch crushed red pepper optional


  • Wash the tomatoes and use a toothpick to poke a small whole in the top of each tomato. Then put them in a pint jar.
  • Slice the garlic thinly and add the garlic and a few sprigs of dill to the jar.
  • Combine the vinegar, water, salt, sugar, peppercorns and crushed red pepper in a small saucepan. 
  • Bring to a boil and stir until the sugar and salt have dissolved. Then pour into the pint jar, covering the green tomatoes.
  • Cover tightly with a lid and let sit on the counter until cooled to room temperature. Then refrigerate.
  • Pickles can be eaten as soon as the next day and will be good for about 3 weeks.


Nutrition facts are estimates. This recipe is not suitable for canning.


Calories: 20kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Sodium: 445mg | Potassium: 127mg | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 7.6% | Vitamin C: 16.8% | Calcium: 1% | Iron: 2%