8 Easy Steps to Make Your Own Fermented Vegetables at Home

Mar 29, 2024

Choose your favorite vegetables and gather other ingredients like salt, water, and spices.

Step 1: Gather Your Ingredients

Wash and chop the vegetables into your desired size and shape.

Step 2: Prepare the Vegetables

Dissolve salt in water to create a brine solution for fermenting the vegetables.

Step 3: Create a Brine

Pack the chopped vegetables tightly into a clean, sterilized jar.

Step 4: Pack the Vegetables

Pour the brine over the vegetables, filling the jar but leaving some headspace.

Step 5: Add the Brine

Place a weight, like a small plate or a fermentation weight, on top of the vegetables to keep them submerged in the brine.

Step 6: Weight it Down

Cover the jar with a breathable cloth and let it ferment at room temperature for a specified time.

Step 7: Let it Ferment

Once fermented, store the jar in the refrigerator and enjoy your homemade fermented vegetables! Bon appetit!

Step 8: Enjoy Your Fermented Vegetables