Microwave Cucumber Pickles



  • 3 to 4 cups cucumbers, sliced thin
  • 1/2 teaspoon pickling salt
  • 1/2 cup vinegar
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1/4 teaspoon mustard seed
  • 1/4 teaspoon celery seed
  • Sliced onion (optional)
  • Directions

    Put sliced cucumbers in microwave safe container. Mix remaining ingredients and pour over cucumbers and stir. Microwave for 5 minutes on high setting. Stir again and heat another 5 minutes on high. Take cucumbers out of juice and cool. When all is cool, put back in juice. Place in a jar or dish and refrigerate. Will keep for months.
    Recipe provided by University of Vermont Extension.