Making pickles at home

Servings

4

Ready In:

26hrs

Calories:

14

Good For:

Snacks

Inroduction

About this Recipe

By: Ariel Bangs

This recipe is especially great if you have a lot of cucumbers in your garden!

Ingredients
  • 2 lbs cucumbers
  • 1 lb okra
  • 3 tsp salt
  • 3/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1 cup white wine vinegar
  • 1/2 cup distilled water
  • 1 1/2 cup cane sugar
  • 1 T mustard seed
  • 1 T celery seed
  • 6 cloves garlic- peeled, bruised, and halved

Nutrition

According to nutritiondata.self.com  Pickles are low in Saturated Fat, and very low in Cholesterol. It is also a good source of Vitamin A, Iron, Potassium and Manganese, and a very good source of Dietary Fiber, Vitamin K and Calcium.

 

Step by Step Instructions

Step 1

Wash the cucumbers, okra and slice them thin using a mandolin slicer

 

Step 2

Layer your cucumbers, salt, and onion in a large bowl or pot. Toss to combine completely. Cover and set aside for about an hour.

Step 3

To make the brine, combine vinegar, water, sugar, garlic, celery seed, and mustard seed. Bring boil, while stirring occasionally. Gently boil for about 2 minutes until all of the sugar has dissolved.

 

Step 4

Drain the excess liquid from the cucumber and onion mixture.

 

Step 5

Pour the brine over the cucumbers. Stir gently to combine. Cover and allow to set for about 10 minutes

Step 6

Pour the brine over the cucumbers. Stir gently to combine. Cover and allow to set for about 10 minutes

Step 7

Fill your jars with the pickles, making sure each jar has at least one piece of garlic in it. Fill with enough liquid to cover all of the pickles.

 

Step 8

Allow the jars to cool and then place in the fridge for at least 24 hours before eating

 

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