Matthew’s Kitchen: Refrigerator Pickles

Cucumbers have so many different uses! Besides being delicious pickled, these crazy, colossal cucurbits can be used in salads, stir fry, juicing, sandwiches, and more. Cucumbers are very low in calories, loaded with fiber, and an excellent source of vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin K for bone health, calcium, iron, and potassium.

They are also 96% water, so if you need a refreshing way to stay hydrated, a cucumber can be as good as a glass of water. Some surprising uses for cucumbers include a breath freshener, sunburn relief, a shoe shine, and a wrinkle remover. It really works!

This recipe only takes 20 minutes to make, and is ready in 6-8 hours, and serves four people. An easy healthy snack for the whole family!

Matthew’s Amazing Refrigerator Pickles

IngredientsRefrigerator Pickle

2 Medium Cucumbers, Sliced
1 Onion, Sliced
1 Cup White Vinegar
3 teaspoons Kosher Salt
2 tablespoons Dill
Other spices as desired

1. Mix all ingredients together in any container with a lid.
2. Put the container in the fridge, shaking or mixing every hour or so.
3. The pickles will taste best 6-8 hours after sitting in the fridge.

Want to get creative? Add a pinch of one or more of the following: curry, garlic, oregano, chile flakes, mustard seed, allspice, ginger, sugar, cloves, coriander, and celery seed. Have fun and experiment!

Let us know how your fridge pickles turned out–ours were delicious!


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