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Microwave Pickles

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Think that homemade pickles are a specialty confined to your grandmother’s kitchen? Use your microwave and you can make your own in a matter of minutes.

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Ready in
10 m
6
Servings
117
Calories Per Serving

Ingredients

  • 1 large cucumber, thinly sliced
  • 1 medium onion, thinly sliced
  • 3/4 Cups sugar
  • 1/2 Cup white-wine vinegar
  • 1/2 Teaspoon mustard seed
  • 1/4 Teaspoon celery seed
  • 1/4 Teaspoon turmeric
  • 1 Teaspoon salt

Directions

In a microwaveable 2-quart bowl, combine all of the ingredients together and mix well. Microwave, uncovered, at 80 percent power for 5 minutes, stirring halfway through. Allow pickles to cool. Cover and chill at least 2 hours before serving.