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Pickled Zucchini Slices

  • Servings: 5 pints
  • Prep Time: 35 Minutes
  • Total Time: 45 Minutes
  • Bake Time: 10 Minutes
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  • 8 cups sliced zucchini
  • 4 large onions, sliced
  • 1 large green pepper, sliced
  • 3 tablespoons canning salt
  • 1 quart white vinegar
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 teaspoons celery salt
  • 2 teaspoons ground turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon ground mustard


1.In a large bowl, combine zucchini, onions and pepper; sprinkle with canning salt and cover with cold water. Let stand 2 hours; rinse and drain.

2.In a large saucepan, bring remaining ingredients to a boil. Pour over zucchini mixture; cover and let stand 2 hours.

3.Transfer to a stockpot. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, 5 minutes. Carefully ladle hot mixture into five hot 1-pint jars, leaving 1/2-in. headspace. Remove air bubbles and adjust headspace, if necessary, by adding hot mixture. Wipe rims. Center lids on jars; screw on bands until fingertip tight.

4.Place jars into canner with simmering water, ensuring that they are completely covered with water. Bring to a boil; process for 10 minutes. Remove jars and cool.

Nutrition Facts

1/4 cup: 31 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 237mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1/2 starch.