Lacto-Fermented Dill Baby Carrots

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Timeframe: 1 week

Special Equipment:

  • One-quart jar, preferably a fermenter
  • Cut up flexible coffee lid that can be folded through the mouth and expands approximately to width of jar
  • Optional weight.  I used an Eggsact Egg timer.

Ingredients (for 1 gallon):

  • 1-2 bags of baby carrots
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1 tsp dried dill
  • Boiled and cooled tap water
  • Optional splash of Bubbies juice or other lactofermeted liquid


  1. Place all ingredients except water in jar.
  2. Insert coffee can lid (shown below) and optional weight.
  3. Press down and fill to brim with water.
  4. Cover loosely.
  5. Leave for one week.
  6. Chill and enjoy.

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1 Ruth June 16, 2011

How big are these bags of baby carrots?

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