MOM'S QUICK PICKLES

Teresa G.

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@BlueGinghamApron

This is the way my mother made her "cucumbers and onions." They are so deliciously fresh and easy to make, and require only a few basic ingredients. Mom never used a recipe, of course, so I've measured and tasted and measured and tasted some more, until I got it just right.


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Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
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Serves:
6 or more
Prep:
10 Min
Method:
No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

1 1/2 c
cold spring water
1/2 c
apple cider vinegar
2 Tbsp
white granulated sugar
1 1/2 c
sliced cucumber (1 medium)
1/4 c
thinly sliced spring onion or green onion

Step-By-Step

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1In a nonreactive bowl or container (minimum 24 oz. size,) mix together water, vinegar and sugar, until sugar is dissolved.

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2Add sliced cucumbers; stir lightly. (NOTE: Cucumbers may be peeled or skin scored with a fork or zesting tool, if desired.)

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3Add sliced onions; stir lightly.

4Submerge vegetables as much as possible; cover with lid or plastic wrap.

5Refrigerate at least 2 hours or up to 2 days before serving (best when made the day before serving.)

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6Refrigerate leftovers.