Tuesday, May 06, 2008

Weight Loss - Pickles

Low-Sodium Mixed Pickles
1 cup cucumber, cubed
1 onion, sliced
1/2 cup carrot, sliced
1/2 cup bell pepper, cubed
1 cup cauliflower, cut up
1/2 cup asparagus, chopped
1/2 cup broccoli, cut up
1-1/4 cups cider vinegar
1/4 cup sugar
1/2 tsp. turmeric
1/2 tsp. mustard seed
1/2 tsp. celery seed

In a saucepan combine vinegar, sugar, and spices. Boil. Add veggies. Heat for 3 minutes. Chill and serve.
Note: Can be stored in the refrigerator for one month. For longer storage, sterilize two pint jars. Pack hot pickles to within 1/2 inch of top. Wipe off rim, screw on top, and place in Dutch oven or other deep pan. Cover with water, bring to a boil, and cook 10 minutes. Great pickles for your diet for P90x or any other weight loss program

Makes 16 servings.
Preparation Time: 30 minutes
Cooking Time: 3 minutes
Nutritional Information: (per serving)
Calories: 26
Protein: 1 g
Fiber: 1 g
Carbs: 6 g
Fat Total: 0 g
Saturated Fat: 0 g

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