Recipe: Burdock Root Pickles
According to LearningHerbs.com, “Longevity, steady energy, sexual vitality, and freedom from chronic disease and cancer are a few of the reported effects of long-term frequent use of burdock.”
How to make burdock pickles
- Wash the roots.
- Slice up the roots in bite sized pieces, about a quarter to a half-inch thick.
- Then, put some water in the bottom of a pan and steam the root slices until they become a little soft, but still crispy. You’re basically breaking open the cell walls a little.
- DO NOT dump the water from the pan.
- Fill a pint sized jar with your burdock slices.
- Put in 4-6 cloves of peeled garlic as well as 4-6 ginger slices Next, make a brine containing 1/3 tamari, 1/3 apple cider or balsamic vinegar, and 1/3 water from the bottom of the pan you steamed the burdock in.
- Fill up your jar with this brine.
- Refrigerate, and in a few days, enjoy!
These burdock root pickles are a great way to keep your immune system healthy during this seasonal transition to winter!.