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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Ready in
10 m
6
Servings
117
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. 
 

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

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

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
0.2g
0.2%
Sugar
27g
N/A
Protein
0.6g
1.2%
Carbs
29g
10%
Vitamin A
3µg
N/A
Vitamin C
3mg
5%
Vitamin K
8µg
10%
Calcium
16mg
2%
Fiber
0.6g
2.5%
Folate (food)
7µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
7µg
2%
Iron
0.3mg
1.8%
Magnesium
10mg
2%
Phosphorus
20mg
3%
Potassium
106mg
3%
Sodium
264mg
11%
Sugars, added
25g
N/A
Zinc
0.2mg
1.1%