Spicy Frozen Cucumbers

Cool and Sassy Cucumber Pickles


Turmeric and white mustard seeds give these pickles a sassy kick that will bite you back, just a tad. Not like searing jalapeno or chipotle, but just enough to let you know they are there.

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  • Ingredients

    4 cups sliced pickling cucumbers

    2 large onions

    1 tspn pickling salt

    1 cup sugar

    1/2 tsp ground turmeric

    1/2 cup cider vinegar

    1 tspn whole white mustard seeds

    Wash and thinly slice the cucumbers, Leaving the skins on.

    Peel and slice the onions. Combine the cucumbers, onions, and salt in a glass or ceramic bowl.

    Let them stand 3 hours to extract the moisture.

    Rinse and thoroughly drain and dry the vegetables well . Combine the remaining ingredients and mix well until the sugar dissolves completely, about 10 minutes. .

    Pour the cucumber mixture into clean freezer containers, leaving 1 inch of headspace for expansion.

    Cap and seal. These will keep up to 1 year in the freezer.

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