Quick pickled strawberries

Quick pickled strawberries


This speedy pickle is great for a summer sharing board to enjoy outdoors. Mint and black pepper bring out the flavour of the sweet British berries

  • Feeds 6Feeds 6
  • Ready in 15 minutes

Each serving contains

  • Energy
    187kj 44kcal
  • Fat
    Low 0%
  • Saturates
    Low 0%
  • Sugar
    Med 11%
  • Salt
    Low 0%

% of adult’s reference intake | Carbohydrates per serving : 10g

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  • 200g Co-op British strawberries, halved, or quartered if large
  • 2 mint sprigs
  • 100ml Co-op red wine vinegar
  • 3 tbsp Fairtrade caster sugar
  • ¼ tsp black peppercorns


  1. Put the strawberries and mint in a clean jam jar
  2. In a small saucepan, gently heat the vinegar, sugar and peppercorns, along with 50ml water
  3. When the sugar has dissolved, bring to the boil, then take off the heat and set aside for a minute to cool slightly
  4. Carefully pour the vinegar mixture over the strawberries
  5. Close the jar and leave to marinate for at least an hour
  6. To enjoy the pickle at its best, aim to eat it the same day

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