Mmm, pickles. They are crunchy and tangy and sour and sometimes sweet. They are scrumptious on sandwiches and fantastic to fry. You can dip them in a delectable sauce or devour them straight out of the jar. You can cut them up into spears or chips, or you can just eat them as is. To the pickle-obsessed people out there (looking at you, Snookie), here are 15 ways to incorporate pickles into your diet.
15 Fry them up
Move over french fries—there's a new fried favorite in town! Whether you use pickle chips or spears, fried pickles are the best. Try this easy Almost-Famous fried pickle recipe with a dipping sauce made of mayo, horseradish, ketchup, and cajun seasoning. My mouth is watering just thinking about it. Isn't yours?
14 Tuna Salad with Pickles
This tuna salad recipe from Yummly is healthy and fresh and only uses seven ingredients. The pickles add an extra crunch and the snack is only 120 calories per serving.
13 Delicious Dill Pickle Dip
You love dip and you love dill pickles, so you will love this delicious dill pickle dip from An Affair From The Heart. The dip requires only three ingredients: cream cheese, dried beef, and dill pickles. It's super easy to make, just add crackers and viola!
12 Peanut Butter and Pickle Sandwiches
Okay, the idea of eating peanut better and pickle sandwiches sounds insane, but hear me out: there is something about the sharpness of the vinegar, mixed with the smoothness of the peanut butter that works! Don't believe me? Try it and see for yourself.
11 Stuffed Dill Pickles
These stuffed dill pickles will blow any stuffed pepper recipe out of the water. This is another easy recipe that uses only a few ingredients and takes very little time to whip up.
10 Pickled Bloody Mary
While pickles are one of the best foods in the world, Bloody Mary's are the best libation. So add a pickle and/or some pickle juice to your Bloody Mary if you dare, and your life will forever be changed.
9 Deviled Eggs
You devil, you. Top off your typical devil eggs with some chopped pickles, or you can add pickle juice to your typical deviled egg filling. Either way, pickles are a perfect addition to any deviled egg recipe.
8 Dill Pickle Potato Salad
Add a little pizazz to your potato salad this Fourth of July with this dill pickle potato salad recipe from Taste of Home or this recipe from Barefeet in the Kitchen.
7 Pickle Salad Dressing
You may have devoured all the pickles in the jar, but don't say goodbye just yet. Take the pickle juice and use it to make a homemade salad dressing.
6 Cuban Sandwich
A Cuban sandwich is not complete without some crunchy pickles on top. You can try dill pickle chips for some zest, or bread and butter pickle chips for a sweeter flavor.
5 Pickle Roll Ups
This simple recipe uses only three ingredients and are the perfect snack when entertaining. This recipe uses ham, but you can use any type of deli meat you prefer.
4 Grilled Cheese with Pickles
Wait a minute! Why haven't we thought about this before? Next time you throw some grilled cheese on the skillet or grill, skip the tomatoes and add some pickles instead.
3 Pickle-Infused Vodka
You can pickle anything with ease, so let's make some pickle infused vodka, shall we? It's simple to make and is the perfect addition to your Bloody Mary's on a lazy Sunday.
2 Pickled Poppers
If your mouth was watering for fried pickles, let's kick things up a notch. This fried pickled poppers recipe from Host the Toast is going to blow your freakin' mind. While not entirely easy to make, it is totally worth the time in the kitchen.
1 Dill Pickle Meatloaf
You know you miss your Mamma's meatloaf. Well, now you can put your own spin on the traditional recipe by adding some pickles to the sauce on top!
Sources: foodnetwork.com, yummly.com, anaffairfromtheheart.com, food.com, tasteofhome.com, barefeetinthekitchen.com, sinfulnutrition.com, epicurious.com, allrecipes.com, foodiecrush.com, hostthetoast.com,
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