Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Summer Squash Pickles

Summer Squash Pickles

8 cups sliced summer squash
2 cups sliced sweet onion
1 Tbsp. sea salt (or kosher salt)
1 cup chopped green bell pepper
2 cups apple cider vinegar
2 cups sugar
2 tsp. mixed pickling spices

Combine the squash and onions in a very large bowl. Sprinkle with the salt and set aside for one hour. Bring remaining ingredients to a boil and stir until sugar is dissolved. Stir in the squash and onions and bring to a simmer. Pack into hot sterilized jars, following lid manufacturer's directions for sealing and adjusting the lids. Process in boiling water for time recommended

These pickles are delicious with roasted meats.


  1. Well now this is something I haven't tried--looks great! I wandered over here from Food Blogga, and what a treat :)

    Btw have you heard about the 2nd Annual O Foods for Ovarian Cancer Awareness Contest at my blog and at Ms Adventures in Italy? You have until Sept 28th to come up with a fab O recipe...and there are prizes including signed copies of Gina DePalma's Dolce Italiano and Mario Batali's Molto Italiano :D

    If you can't participate, feel free to spread the word--there are prizes for that too!

  2. I have an O recipe I was already planning to make this weekend.

  3. What a great blog you have! Thanks for stopping by mine! I'm going to go check out your other recipes! Yes please let me know how you like Mrs. Obama's Pie. It was really good and fed a crowd!

  4. These pickles look great! I have a BUNCH of summer squash in the fridge right now. I wanted to make fritters with some of it, but, these look AWESOME!