Homemade Dill Pickles

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Makes about 2 cups
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Ingredients

1
pound
Kirby cucumbers
2
tablespoons
kosher salt
1/2
cup
sugar
2
teaspoons
dill seed
1
small onion, thinly sliced
2
cloves garlic
4
sprigs fresh dill

Directions

  1. Wash the cucumbers and quarter lengthwise. Place a colander in a sink. Add the cucumbers, sprinkle with the salt, and toss to coat. Let stand for 1 hour.
  2. Rinse the cucumbers and pat dry. Place 1 cup of water, the sugar, dill seed, onion, and garlic in a large saucepan over medium heat. Stir until the sugar dissolves. Add the cucumbers and fresh dill and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer for 20 minutes.
  3. Remove from heat. Transfer to a serving bowl and let cool. Cover and refrigerate for at least 3 hours.
     
Emma Knowles
July 2005

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories From Fat 2 %
  • Calcium 17.45 mg
  • Carbohydrate 14.82 g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Fat 0.15 g
  • Fiber 0.54 g
  • Iron 0.22 mg
  • Protein 0.46 mg
  • Sat Fat 0.01 g
  • Sodium 841.41 mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101.

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