Lactofermented Carrots and Onions

Pearled onions and carrot half-moons are an elegant, colourful addition to your salads, appetizers and cocktails. Plus, they’re filled with vitamins!

Lactofermented Carrots and Onions

  • Servings: 1 jar
  • Difficulty: easy
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  • 10 large carrots, cut into rounds or half-moons
  • 30 pearl onions
  • 4 cups (1L) brine



  1. Combine the carrots and onions in your Mortier Pilon fermentation jar. Add the brine, making sure to leave at least 3/4 of an inch of headspace between the mixture and the rim of the jar.
  2. Let the mixture ferment at room temperature, covered, for 1 week. Once the desired level of fermentation has been reached, refrigerate or serve.



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