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Microwave Bread-and-Butter Pickles

Microwave Bread-and-Butter Pickles

  • Prep

    15 m
  • Ready In

    1 h 15 m
Lisa S.

Lisa S.

Like a bread and butter pickle and really super easy. You can even play with the proportions a bit. I like to increase the vinegar, salt and spices a bit but you could make it sweeter too. Be prepared to make this one over and over if you have any pickle lovers in the house.

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 29 kcal
  • 1%
  • Fat:
  • 0 g
  • < 1%
  • Carbs:
  • 7.2g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 0.3 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 73 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Directions

  1. Stir sugar and vinegar in a large microwave-safe bowl until sugar has dissolved; mix in salt, mustard seed, celery seed, and turmeric. Stir cucumbers and onion into the pickling mixture.
  2. Microwave on high, stirring twice, until cucumber slices are tender and onion is translucent, 7 to 8 minutes. Chill before serving.
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Reviews

annekj
5

annekj

6/2/2013

These are great and oh so easy. I got a couple of English cucumbers in my first CSA grocery bag. Neither my husband nor I like cucumbers very much. I searched for something I could make using them and found this recipe. I followed the recipe except that I forgot to add the salt. They are delicious. My only question is how long do these keep? Thanks for posting this recipe.

Graceeh
1

Graceeh

8/7/2013

This is a great recipe. The English cucumbers make nice slices that don't disintigrate so easily. Yummy for sure. I also like pickling spices so next time I am going to try adding 1 teaspoon of pickling spice in a loose tea holder during cooking so I get the flavour without the individual spices floating around in the finished product. Thanks for sharing.

Cathy Hamblin
0

Cathy Hamblin

8/11/2014

I added two teaspoons of pickling spice and used three cucumbers. Everything else the same. Much better!

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