Iranian Sugar Pickled Garlic

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“Serve as an accompaniment, add to wraps and salads, add to a cheese platter or antipasto platter. I have made a few changes, basically combining several different recipes.”
2-3 pints

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place garlic cloves in a medium bowl, first cutting the large cloves in half. Mix in the red bell pepper.
  2. In a large saucepan over medium high heat, place the vinegar and white sugar. Place ground dry mustard and celery seed in the liquid mixture. Add salt and peppercorns. Bring to a boil. Boil 5 minutes. Stir in garlic and peppers. Continue boiling 5 minutes. Remove from heat.
  3. Place garlic and peppers in sterile container to within 1 inch of the top. Fill with remaining liquid to within 1/4 inch from the top. Seal and store in the refrigerator approximately three weeks before serving.
  4. Note:
  5. If you blanch the garlic you won't have to wait the whole three weeks.

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