Refrigerator pickles are easy to make, and there's no need for kettle steamers, special jars, and vacuum-tight lids. Plus, unlike store-bought pickles, these scrumptious homemade pickles are low in sodium.Unlike store-bought pickles, these homemade pickles are low in sodium. Serve these on sandwiches or as a snack.


Credit: Randy Mayor

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7 cups (serving size: 1/4 cup)


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Place 3 cups cucumber in a medium glass bowl; top with 1 cup onion. Repeat procedure with the remaining 3 cups cucumber and remaining 1 cup onion.

  • Combine vinegar and remaining ingredients in a small saucepan; stir well. Bring to a boil; cook 1 minute. Pour over cucumber mixture; let cool. Cover and chill at least 4 days.

  • Note: Pickles may be stored in the refrigerator for up to one month.

Nutrition Facts

28 calories; calories from fat 10%; fat 0.1g; poly fat 0.1g; protein 0.3g; carbohydrates 7g; fiber 0.3g; iron 0.1mg; sodium 64mg; calcium 7mg.