Pickle

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1. Cucumbers that have been preserved in vinegar brine, along with pickling spices, such as fresh dill. Pickles are available in sweet and savory flavors.

2. To preserve a food by adding a vinegar or brine mixture and then heat processing the foods in boiling water. Also referred to as "pickling" this process preserves food so it can be stored for long periods of time. All types of vegetables as well as numerous fruits are pickled so they can be perserved. To preserve foods, begin the pickling process within 24 hours after picking the item to be pickled. Select the foods when they are at the most tender stage of their development. A standard procedure for pickling may involve pre-cooking, blanching and raw packing in cans or jars. Some vegetables such as carrots, string beans, mushrooms, onions, and zucchini are raw packed. However asparagus is blanched prior to canning while beets are kept unskinned and pre-cooked for 30 minutes when pickling.

USDA Nutrition Facts

Serving Size1 cup, chopped
Calories91
Protein0g
Total Fat0g
Total Carbohydrates21g
Dietary Fiber1g
Sugars18g
Potassium100mg
Sodium457mg
Cholesterol0mg
Serving Size1 cup, chopped or diced
Calories122
Protein0g
Total Fat0g
Total Carbohydrates33g
Dietary Fiber1g
Sugars26g
Potassium32mg
Sodium18mg
Cholesterol0mg
Serving Size1 tbsp
Calories129
Protein0g
Total Fat0g
Total Carbohydrates34g
Dietary Fiber3g
Potassium76mg
Sodium1096mg
Cholesterol0mg

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