Refrigerator Pickles

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Jun. 07, 2012

No canning required! This super simple recipe is perfect for first-time pickle makers, and it's so delicious that family friends will think you are an expert!


Cucumber 3 Cup (48 tbs) , peeled and sliced
Onion 1 Large , thinly sliced
Sugar 3/4 Cup (12 tbs)
White vinegar 2/3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
Celery seeds 1/2 Teaspoon
Mustard seeds 1/2 Teaspoon
Salt 1/4 Teaspoon



1. In a glass or plastic bowl, mix together cucumbers and onion, set aside.

2. In a microwave-safe container, stir together sugar, vinegar, celery seed, mustard seed, and salt.


3. Microwave the vinegar mixture on high for 3 minutes, stirring after 2 minutes.

3. Pour vinegar mixture over cucumber mixture.

4. Cover and refrigerate for 24 hours before serving to blend flavors.


6. Serve pickle chilled, spooning some of the pickling liquid over the cucumber and onion slices.


Keep the pickle in refrigerated.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Servings: 10

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 77Calories from Fat 2

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat %

Saturated Fat %

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 50 mg2.08%

Total Carbohydrates 19 g6.3%

Dietary Fiber %

Sugars 16 g

Protein %

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet