Easy pickled veg

  • serves 8
  • Easy

The best recipe for pickled vegetables. We've used leeks, carrots, radishes and fennel, it's easy to keep the veg crunchy and all in a tangy poaching liquid, it's quick and simple to make.



  • fennel 1 small bulb, halved and thinly sliced
  • baby carrots 150g, scrubbed
  • baby leeks 100g, trimmed and halved
  • radishes 150g, trimmed and halved
  • flat-leaf parsley a handful of leaves to serve

pickling liquid

  • white wine 200ml
  • light olive oil 100ml
  • cider vinegar 200ml
  • bay leaves 3
  • fennel seeds 1 tsp
  • peppercorns 4
  • golden caster sugar 2 tbsp
  • salt 1 tbsp


  • Step 1

    Blanch all the vegetables except the radishes for 3 minutes, Then cool in iced water and drain.

  • Step 2

    Bring the pickling liquid ingredients to the boil and pour over the vegetables. Allow to cool completely in the liquid and leave until needed.

Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 82
  • Carbs 2.3g
  • Protein 0.8g
  • Fat 5.6g
  • Salt 0.9g
  • Fibre 2.1g