You don’t have to toss that pickle juice when it’s gone! Here are 22 recipes using pickle juice that will add tons of flavor and waste a little less in the kitchen.
Pickles are cucumbers that believed in miracles.
SALVAGE CONFESSIONS: I do love me some pickle juice. If the pickles are really good, then the brine is super tasty to sneak a little sip. Am I alone? Apparently not as there are products like pickle juice ice pops that you can purchase.
Now, there are supposed to be some benefits like:
A study published in Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise found that pickle juice works better than water at reducing muscle cramps. Another study showed that pickle juice could lower blood sugar spikes in healthy adults. In addition, pickle juice has a variety of antioxidants, including vitamin C and E.
Your digestive system benefits from it, so you feel better after drinking it. The juice contains vinegar, which is fermented, and good for your gut. Researchers also found that pickle juice can slow down gastric emptying. – Forbes.com
If taking a swig from the jar isn’t your thing, no worries. These recipes using pickle juice will use that brine to create some delicious food!
22 Recipes Using Pickle Juice
First up is a version of my momma’s dill pickle potato salad. She passed away before I could get the recipe, but this is as close as I come to it. I can remember watching her make it and sneaking some pickles during the process.