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Pickled Vegetables
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Pickled Vegetables


Quick and easy pickles to make at home!



1 cup carrots, sticks or coins, whatever you prefer

1 cup sliced onions

4 stalks celery, sliced 

7 cup cucumbers, sliced into coins

1 large green bell pepper, sliced into strips



2 cups sugar

1 cup vinegar

2 tablespoons canning salt



Wash and cut vegetables. In a large bowl, mix vegetables together. Pour brine over vegetables and mix again. Pack vegetables into jars with brine; all vegetables should be submerged in brine. Keep in the refrigerator. For best flavor, let vegetables sit in brine for at least 8 hours before serving.

Dietary and Nutrition


Cucumbers are low in calories because they contain mainly water. They contain vitamin K, which is needed for blood clotting and maintaining good bone health. Vitamin A, C and potassium are also provided by cucumbers. 

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Field to Fork: Cucumbers (FN2038, August 2021)

Popular slicing cucumber varieties include Summer Dance, Sweet Slice, Sweet Success, Tasty Green, General Lee and Straight Eight. Popular varieties for pickling include Homemade Pickles, Calypso and H-19 Little Leaf.

jar of cabbage and carrots ready to ferment

Pickle and Ferment

Get started with pickling and fermenting.

This recipe was analyzed for nutrition using Food Processor SQL Nutrition and Fitness Software and tested in the kitchen.