Squash Pickles Recipe

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Squash Pickles

Joyce Lowery

By
@jlowery55

When I was growing up, Oneta Green used to make these pickles every summer and would give me a jar. I loved them. They are good to eat by themselves and even better on a hamburger.


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Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Serves:
6 pints
Prep:
45 Min
Cook:
55 Min
Method:
Canning/Preserving

Ingredients

8 c
squash, sliced
2 c
yellow onions, sliced
2 c
green bell pepper, chopped
1 large
jar pimentos, drained
3 c
sugar
2 c
white vinegar
2 Tbsp
mustard seed
2 Tbsp
celery seed
3 tsp
salt

Step-By-Step

1Soak squash, onions, and peppers in ice water with 1/2 cup salt for two hours. Pour water off and drain.

2Bring sugar, vinegar, mustard seed, celery seed, and salt to boil. Add pimento, and let boil.

3Add squash mixture; bring to simmer. then turn of heat. Let set 45 - 60 minutes.

4Fill sterile jars, and process in hot water bath for 10 minutes. Chill before serving.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Sauces
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Southern