15 Minute Pickles

1
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)

How to Make 15 Minute Pickles

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.

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About 15 Minute Pickles

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