Tips-6 Ways To Use Leftover Pickle Juice

Eileen Hineline


My sons and I love pickles and once we eat them I am left with pickle juice. I know friends who would actually drink the left over juice, not me. I usually end up throwing it away but I thought there has to be uses for it and I found some and have shared them here. I am going to try these tips, they sound like good ones to me. I hope these tips come in handy for you too.

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Directions Step-By-Step

1. Salad dressings: Replace the vinegar in your favorite salad dressing with pickle juice, or drizzle some pickle juice into potato or pasta salad to punch it up.
Pickle other things (pictured): Reuse the tasty pickle juice to quick pickle more cucumbers, other vegetables like summer squash or radishes, onions, or even hard-boiled eggs!
Cocktails: Instead of olive brine, use pickle juice in your next dirty martini:
Marinades: The acid in pickle juice helps to tenderize meat, so use some of it in your next marinade, especially if you're planning to cook a tougher cut of meat.
Bread dough: The secret ingredient to this rye bread recipe and Jewish deli bread is dill pickle juice.
Sunburn remedy: Believe it or not, you can soothe that sunburn with a little dab of pickle juice!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Non-Edible or Other
Regional Style: American