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Pickled Jalapeño Pepper Slices

Proper gut health is critical to your overall health. Lacto-fermented, or cultured vegetables are a great way to get the beneficial "good" bacteria into your gut. You should eat some form of lacto-fermentation in every meal. Lacto-fermented foods are an important part of your diet. Try this easy to make recipe. Enjoy!
Prep Time 15 mins
Total Time 39 mins


  • 1 Pound Jalapeño peppers sliced into 1/4 inch rings.
  • 1 Tbs Sea salt
  • 1-2 Cloves Garlic optional


  • Gather your ingredients together.
  • Wearing gloves slice the jalapeños.
  • Discard the seeds if you prefer.
  • Fill a half pint jar (with an air-lock lid) with jalapeño slices.
  • Press down on the pepper slices to pack them into the jar.
  • Add garlic.
  • Separately, in a glass container mix together the water and salt to make a brine.
  • Pour the brine over the jalapeños leaving 1 inch from the top for expansion space.
  • Place the lid on tightly.
  • Allow to ferment at room temperature for 1-3 days.
  • Then refrigerate.
  • It will last for months in the fridge.
  • A great topping for pizzas!