Microwave Pickles

Microwave Pickles
Staff Writer
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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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6
Servings
190
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

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. 
 

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
12g
17%
Sugar
1g
1%
Saturated Fat
5g
21%
Carbohydrate, by difference
20g
15%
Protein
2g
4%
Vitamin A, RAE
1µg
0%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
1µg
1%
Calcium, Ca
7mg
1%
Choline, total
1mg
0%
Fiber, total dietary
5g
20%
Folate, total
12µg
3%
Iron, Fe
1mg
6%
Magnesium, Mg
5mg
2%
Phosphorus, P
16mg
2%
Selenium, Se
2µg
4%
Sodium, Na
223mg
15%
Water
1g
0%

Microwave Shopping Tip

Choose raw fruits, vegetables, and meats, and unprocessed foods.

Microwave Cooking Tip

Place food in a microwave-safe container before cooking. Aluminum and most plastics will contaminate your food and break the microwave.