Quick Pickled Cucumbers

Quick Pickled Cucumbers

If there’s one recipe that never fails to add a burst of flavor and crunch to any meal, it’s the Quick Pickled Cucumbers. Picture this – crisp cucumbers infused with tangy goodness, a touch of sweetness, and a hint of spices. These pickles are not just a condiment; they’re a game-changer.


  • 2 large cucumbers, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup white vinegar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon mustard seeds
  • 1 teaspoon dill seeds
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced


  1. Combine vinegar, water, sugar, and salt in a saucepan. Bring to a boil, stirring until sugar dissolves.
  2. Remove from heat and add mustard seeds, dill seeds, and minced garlic. Let it cool for a few minutes.
  3. Place cucumber slices in a sterilized jar and pour the pickling liquid over them.
  4. Seal the jar and refrigerate for at least 2 hours before enjoying your crisp and flavorful pickled cucumbers!

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Yields: 2 cups of pickled cucumbers

Quick Pickled Cucumbers are the perfect accompaniment to sandwiches, salads, or as a refreshing snack. The balance of sweet and tangy flavors makes them a family favorite.

Nutritional information: Serving Size – 1/4 cup | Calories: 30 | Total Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 150mg | Total Carbohydrates: 7g | Dietary Fiber: 0g | Sugars: 6g | Protein: 0g

Whether you’re hosting a summer barbecue or just want to elevate your weekday lunch, Quick Pickled Cucumbers are the secret weapon you’ve been searching for. The simplicity of this recipe is matched only by its delightful taste. So, next time you crave a burst of freshness, reach for these homemade pickles and savor the crisp, tangy perfection.

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