Quick Refrigerator Sweet Pickles


Classifications: Dips, Dressings,Sauces &

Qty Measure Ingredient


5 cups thinly sliced cucumbers

2 cloves garlic, halved

2 cups water

1 teaspoon mustard seed

1 teaspoon celery seed

1 teaspoon ground turmeric

2 cups sliced onions

1 cup julienne-strip carrots

2 cups vinegar

36 packets Equal or 3 tbsp plus 1 3/4 tsp.

Equal Measure

Instructions: Place sliced cucumbers and garlic in a glass or crockery bowl. In a medium saucepan combine water, mustard seed, celery seed and turmeric. Bring to boiling. Add onion and carrots; cook 2 minutes. Add vinegar; bring just to boiling. Remove from heat; stir in Equal. Pour over cucumbers and garlic. Cool. Cover and chill at least 24 hours before serving. Store in refrigerator for up to 2 weeks.

Makes about 6 cups (24 1/4-cup servings).



Background: Note: DIABETIC EXCHANGES: One serving (1/4-cup) equals free food; also, 8 calories, 3 mg sodium, 0 cholesterol, 3 gm carbohydrate, 0 protein, 0 fat.

Serves: 1

Food Exchanges: