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tablespoon with pickle seasoning mix

Pickling Spice

It's easy to make your own homemade Pickling Spice with the perfect combination of whole seeds and spices. Everything can be found in the bulk spice section at the grocery store. Use this recipe to pickle anything and store the extra in the pantry for future pickling needs. When you make your own spice blends, you get to control exactly how it tastes!
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Servings 8 servings
Calories 33


  • 2 tablespoons whole mustard seeds
  • 2 tablespoons whole coriander seeds
  • 2 tablespoons dill seeds
  • 1 tablespoon black peppercorns
  • 1 teaspoon whole allspice berries
  • 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 teaspoon fennel seeds
  • 2 bay leaves (crumbled)
  • 1 cinnamon stick (crushed)
  • 8 whole cloves


  • Mix together all ingredients and store in air tight container at room temperature.


Makes 8 Tablespoons of Pickling spice


Calories: 33kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Sodium: 9mg | Potassium: 100mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 91IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 66mg | Iron: 1mg