If you have a love of Tabasco peppers, pickling and canning your own peppers may be an option. Doing your own pickling is a cost-effective way to store and preserve peppers. There are several methods of pickling peppers, but the method listed below will work with any type of hot pepper. With just a handful of ingredients and a few minutes of your time, you will have peppers on hand to use whenever they are needed.

Things You'll Need

Put the baby carrots chopped white onions and garlic cloves into a large stock pot, and add enough white vinegar to cover them.

Boil the carrots, onions and garlic in the vinegar for about 10 minutes.

Use a pair of tongs to remove and discard the garlic cloves.

Use a paring knife to cut and core the Tabasco peppers. Place the peppers into a large glass jar.

Add the remaining ingredients to the stock pot and simmer for 10 minutes.

Pour the mixture into a large glass jar and cover with a lid.

Let the mixture cool for about one hour before refrigerating.


  • To add additional color to the jar, add a large handful of jalapeno peppers to the recipe.

References and Resources

Canning Pantry: Pickling Chilli Peppers