Zesty Zucchini Pickles

Recipe by Rita1652
READY IN: 3hrs 30mins
YIELD: 6 1 cups




  • In a large stainless steel bowl layer the first 3 ingredients sprinkle all the salt on the veggies. Top with cold water and set aside for 2-3 hours.
  • Drain into a colander and rinse well under running cold water.Drain well.
  • In a large stainless steel pot add remaining ingredients and bring to a boil stirring to dissolve sugar. Gentle boil for 10 minutes. Cover and let infuse for 1 hour.
  • Prep your jars I used 6 - 8 ounce jars. And prepare the water bath.
  • Bring the infused vinegar to a boil.
  • Add the drained veggies bring to a boil and for 5 minutes.
  • Pack into jars leaving 1/2 head space.
  • Remove air bubbles and ladle the hot liquid to leave 1/2 inch head space.
  • Wipe rims clean and top with lids and bands. screw to finger tip tight.
  • Place jars in boiling water bath with at least 1 inch covering the jars.
  • Bring back to a boil , cover and boil for 15 minutes.
  • Turn of flame remove lid and rest for 5 minutes.
  • Remove jars without tipping and place in a draft free place till cool.
  • Remove bands and store in a cool dark place.