Bread and Butter Pickles

Bread and Butter Pickles

  • Preparation 30 min
  • Cooking 20 min
  • Marinating 3 h
  • Other 15 min
  • Makes eight 2-cup (500 ml) jars
Featured in RICARDO Magazine (BACK TO SCHOOL 2015)
  • Dairy-free
  • Egg-free
  • Gluten-free
  • Lactose-free
  • Nut-free
  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian

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Ingredients

    • 5 ½ lb (2.5 kg) unpeeled garden cucumbers, washed, or fresh pickling cucumbers (see note)
    • 8 onions, peeled
    • 1 green bell pepper, seeded and cut into thin strips
    • 1 yellow bell pepper, seeded and cut into thin strips
    • ½ cup (125 g) coarse pickling salt
    • 5 cups (1 kg) sugar
    • 4 cups (1 litre) white vinegar
    • 2 tbsp mustard seeds
    • 1 ½ tsp ground turmeric
    • ½ tsp whole cloves
    • ½ tsp celery seeds

Preparation

Note from Ricardo

Pickling cucumbers are small cucumbers that are readily available in season, namely in August and September.

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