veggie pickles

Veggie Pickles

This recipe is good for pickling firm vegetables such as beans, carrots, cauliflower and peppers.  Stock up on cauliflower when it is cheap and make a batch of this pickle.  Veggie pickles are a reminder of the sunny summer days in the cold winter.


1 large Spanish onion cut into pieces

veggie pickles

Firm cherry tomatoes

1 cut green sweet pepper

1 cut red sweet pepper

1 large carrot cut into disks

1/2 cup yellow beans sliced

cauliflower florets from 3/4 of a small cauliflower

Sprinkle the above with salt and let stand 24 hours.  Rinse thoroughly and place in a stock pot.  Add the ingredients below.

1/4 cup pickling salt

3 scant cups sugar

2 cups vinegar

1 cup water

1 tbsp mustard seeds

1 tsp ginger

1 1/2 tsp celery seeds

3/4 tsp turmeric

Boil for 5 minutes stirring occasionally.  Process according to favourite canning method.

Try Crunchy Dill Pickles.

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