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Pickled Mixed Vegetables

William Schafer, Food Technologist — Department of Food Science and Nutrition

Reviewed 2014 by Suzanne Driessen, Extension Educator — Food Safety.

Processing Method

Boiling water bath
Pints: 10 minutes
Quarts: 15 minutes


Yield: About 10 pints


Combine vegetables, cover with 2 inches of cubed or crushed ice, and refrigerate 3 to 4 hours. In an 8-quart kettle, combine vinegar and mustard and mix well. Add salt, sugar, celery seed, mustard seed, cloves, and turmeric. Bring to a boil. Drain vegetables and add to hot pickling solution. Cover and slowly bring to boil. Drain vegetables but save pickling solution. Fill vegetables in sterile pint jars, or clean quarts, leaving a ½-inch headspace. Add pickling solution, leaving a ½-inch headspace. Adjust lids and process 15 minutes in a boiling water bath.

Source: Pickled Mixed Vegetables. National Center for Home Food Preservation

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