Pickled Sweet Potatoes


Anaheim chile peppers give these quick pickles plenty of heat.

Pickled Sweet Potatoes
Photo: Andy Lyons
Hands On Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 25 mins
5 cups


  • 1 ¼ cup rice vinegar

  • 1 ¼ cup water

  • ¼ cup sugar

  • 1 tablespoon salt

  • 2 chopped and seeded Anaheim chile peppers

  • 1 cup thinly sliced red onion

  • 2 large peeled sweet potatoes


  1. In a large nonreactive saucepan combine vinegar, water, sugar, and salt. In a large heatproof bowl combine chiles and red onion. Using a mandoline, slice potatoes about 1/16-inch thick; add to vinegar mixture. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, 2 minutes. Pour vinegar mixture over onion mixture. Let stand 1 hour before serving, or cover and refrigerate up to 1 week.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

109 Calories
25g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 109
% Daily Value *
Sodium 180mg 8%
Total Carbohydrate 25g 9%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 76.7mg 384%
Calcium 41mg 3%
Iron 1.3mg 7%
Potassium 432mg 9%
Folate, total 19.6mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.3mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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