Make Canned Zucchini Bread and Butter Pickles

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Think Spring! Use your garden zucchini to make these wonderful Bread and Butter Pickles for your pantry shelves. Invite some friends or family and start pickling when your zucchini is ripe!

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This recipe looks great to can and serve to guests or anytime. Have fun and Happy Cooking!


  • 1 large Onion
  • 6 C 1/8 inch thick sliced zucchini
  • 1/4 C salt
  • 2 C Cider Vinegar
  • 1 C sugar
  • 1 t. tumeric
  • 1 t. mustard seed
  • 1 t. celery seed
  • pint-sized canning jars with lids
  • canner

Step 1

Slice 1 large Onion into 1/8 inch slices. Place in a large mixing bowl along with 6 C 1/8 inch thick sliced zucchini. Salt thoroughly with 1/4 C salt. Cover and allow to rest overnight.

Step 2

MAKE PICKLING SOLUTION: In a saucepan, combine 2 C Cider Vinegar, 1 C sugar, 1 t. tumeric, 1 t. mustard seed, and 1 t. celery seed and bring to a rolling boil.

Step 3

Add zucchini and onion to pickling solution. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 15 minutes.

Step 4

Pack pickles into hot sterilized pint canning jars. Fill to 1/2 inch of top with pickling solution.

Step 5

Seal and process in a boiling water bath for 10 minutes. Makes 3 pints.

Step 6

Be sure to check out my many other recipe articles in Bukisa! Have fun and Happy Pickling!


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