PickleSpear Nutrition Facts

Calories, fat, protein, and carbohydrate values for PickleSpear.


There are 4.2 calories in PickleSpear.


Nutrition Facts
Pickle Spear
Serving Size:


spear (35 grams)

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 0.9
Calories 4.2

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 0.1 grams

Saturated Fat 0 grams

Polyunsaturated Fat 0 grams
Monounsaturated Fat 0 grams

Cholesterol 0 milligrams

Sodium 283 milligrams

Potassium 41 milligrams

Total Carbohydrates 0.8 grams

Dietary Fiber 0.3 grams

Sugars 0.4 grams
Protein 0.2 grams

Vitamin A


Vitamin C





Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

How do you cut a pickle into spear?

Quote from Youtube:: And the first thing you want to do is cut them in half crosswise and then cut them half again lengthwise. And then you'll make Spears. So you should get about twelve Spears out of one cucumber.

Are dill spears the same as pickles?

A dill pickle is one of life’s simple joys. I love the savory sweetness of crunching into a fresh dill spear. But dill pickles are also sometimes called kosher dill pickles, and people often wonder about the name difference. For starters, dill pickles are pickled cucumbers, like every other variety of pickle.

Is a gherkin a small cucumber?

What Is a Gherkin? A gherkin is a pickled baby cucumber. The name “gherkin” comes from the Dutch word “gurken,” which means small pickled cucumber. Gherkins, also known as baby pickles or miniature cucumbers, are usually one to two inches long.

How do you make kosher pickle spears?

Place 1 garlic clove, 3 dill sprigs, ½ tsp mustard seed, 1 bay leaf, 1 red pepper, and Ball® Pickle Crisp (if desired) into a hot jar. Pack cucumber spears into the jar, leaving a ½ inch headspace. Trim any cucumbers that are too tall. Ladle hot brine into a hot jar leaving a ½ inch headspace.

How do you cut a spear?

Quote from Youtube:: That so it will rest like this now we're going to make one in half inch slices all the way. Across. Like all right and now rotate it with a cutting board 90 degrees. And then do the same thing.

What are the little round balls in pickles?

They come from a plant called a Finders Rose (or Caper Bush, for the less creative). Capers are extremely bitter when eaten right off the bush, so way back when, some genius decided to pickle them. And we’re glad they did, because that salty brine, and a bit of time, mellows that bitterness right out.

Can I eat gherkins Raw?

Gherkins are often pickled with salt and vinegar for winter storage, but can also be eaten raw in a salad. Their tough warty skins means they may have to be peeled first if eating fresh.

What is difference between cucumber and gherkin?

A gherkin is a small variety of a cucumber that’s been pickled. It’s a little cucumber that’s been pickled in a brine, vinegar, or other solution and left to ferment for a period of time.