15 Minute Pickles

Sharron Boerum

By
@slboerum

These pickles are not "canned", but can be stored in jars just the same, or even in a tightly covered bowl. Ready in 1 day, but taste best after 3 days. Will last for 2 weeks.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Prep:
15 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

1 1/2 c
sugar
1 c
white vinegar
1 Tbsp
pickling salt or non-iodized salt
3/4 tsp
pickling spice
2
medium cucumbers, cut in 1/4 inch slices
1
medium onion, sliced (1 cup)
1
medium red or green bell pepper, sliced (1 cup)

Step-By-Step

1In medium saucepan, combine sugar, vinegar, salt and pickling spice. Bring to a boil.
2Meanwhile, place cucumber slices, onion and peppers in alternate layers in clean 1-quart glass jar or plastic container with lid, packing tightly.
3Pour hot syrup into jar to cover vegetables. If needed, run table knife between pickles and jar to release air bubbles. Close jar with lid; refrigerate.
4Pickles are ready to eat in 1 day, but taste best in 3 days.
5Storage is good for up to 2 weeks.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Snacks
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy