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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. 
 

Nutritional Facts
Servings6
Calories Per Serving117
Total Fat0.2g0.2%
Sugar27gN/A
Protein0.6g1.2%
Carbs29g10%
Vitamin A3µgN/A
Vitamin C3mg5%
Vitamin K8µg10%
Calcium16mg2%
Fiber0.6g2.5%
Folate (food)7µgN/A
Folate equivalent (total)7µg2%
Iron0.3mg1.8%
Magnesium10mg2%
Phosphorus20mg3%
Potassium106mg3%
Sodium264mg11%
Sugars, added25gN/A
Zinc0.2mg1.1%