Microwave Bread and Butter Pickles


Want tasty pickles fast? Try this easy microwave method!

Original recipe makes 3 cups


1 large cucumber, sliced
1 teaspoon salt
1 onion, thinly sliced
1/2 teaspoon mustard seeds
1 cup white sugar
1/2 cup distilled white vinegar
1/4 teaspoon celery seed
1/4 teaspoon ground turmeric

  • PREP

    20 mins

  • COOK

    10 mins


    30 mins


  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.


Calories: 36 kcal
Carbohydrates: 9.2 g
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Fat: 0 g
Fiber: 0.2 g
Protein: 0.2 g
Sodium: 97 mg