Microwave Bread and Butter Pickles


Want tasty pickles fast? Try this easy microwave method!

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
3 cups


  • 1 large cucumber, sliced

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1 onion, thinly sliced

  • ½ teaspoon mustard seeds

  • 1 cup white sugar

  • ½ cup distilled white vinegar

  • ¼ teaspoon celery seed

  • ¼ teaspoon ground turmeric


  1. In a medium microwave safe bowl, mix cucumber, salt, onion, mustard seeds, white sugar, distilled white vinegar, celery seed and turmeric.

  2. Microwave on high 7 to 8 minutes, stirring twice, until cucumbers are tender and onion is translucent.

  3. Transfer to sterile containers. Seal and chill in the refrigerator until serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

37 Calories
9g Carbs
0g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 24
Calories 37
% Daily Value *
Sodium 97mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 9g 3%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 9g
Protein 0g
Vitamin C 1mg 4%
Calcium 4mg 0%
Iron 0mg 1%
Potassium 26mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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