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So-Sweet Squash Pickles Recipe
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So-Sweet Squash Pickles Recipe

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These crisp crunchy slices, seasoned with celery seed and mustard seed, have a sweet-sour taste that everyone is sure to relish! The colorful blend of yellow squash, sweet red pepper and chopped onion makes a beautiful presentation. -Eleanor Sundman Farmington, Connecticut
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. + chilling
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. + chilling
MAKES: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 small yellow summer squash, thinly sliced
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 large sweet red pepper, cut into 1/4-inch strips
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup white vinegar
  • 3/4 teaspoon mustard seed
  • 3/4 teaspoon celery seed
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground mustard

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1/2 cup) equals 127 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 888 mg sodium, 31 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 1 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the squash, onion, red pepper and salt. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour; drain.
  2. In a large saucepan, combine the remaining ingredients. Bring to a boil. Add squash mixture; return to a boil. Remove from the heat; cool.
  3. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for at least 4 days before serving. May be stored in the refrigerator for up to 3 weeks. Yield: 4 cups.
Originally published as So-Sweet Squash Pickles in Taste of Home August/September 2004, p28

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1/2 cup) equals 127 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 888 mg sodium, 31 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 1 g protein.

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Reviewed Jul. 9, 2012

"Not difficult to make, and very tasty!! I even made a batch with Splenda for diabetic friends and it was still great. You can also use zuchinni or cucumbers."

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Reviewed Sep. 1, 2011

"So sweet, so good! I tried this using both summer squash and zucchini. It reminded me a lot of bread & butter pickles. Very easy to make!"

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Reviewed Jul. 4, 2011

"My husband and I dearly love this pickle! I make it every year when our crookneck squash is plentiful. Everyone I've had try it also loved it, from family & friends to people at my husband's workplace. It looks as good as it tastes too! So easy to make!"

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Reviewed Oct. 20, 2008

"Can these be canned?"

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