Vegetable pickle

A jar of this pickle is a popular and colourful gift.

Vegetable pickle


Makes 2-3 jars

2 cups white vinegar
2 cups white sugar
2 onions, peeled and chopped
1 red capsicum, deseeded and diced
½ cauliflower, sliced into small florets
150g green beans, sliced into 5 cm pieces
1 tsp mustard powder
1 tsp turmeric
1 tsp salt
1 Tbsp cornflour, mixed to a paste with a little water (optional)


Place vinegar and sugar in a heavy-based saucepan and bring to the boil.
Add onions, capsicum, and cauliflower and simmer for about 10 minutes.
Add beans, mustard powder, turmeric and salt, stir and simmer for a further 5 minutes.
The mixture may be thickened with cornflour mixed with a little water. Add the paste to the simmering mixture and stir gently until clear.
Pour into clean dry jars and seal. Store in the refrigerator.

Nutrition Information Panel

Per 100g 100g
Energy 527kj
Protein 0.8g
Total fat 0.1g
- saturated fat 0.02g
Carbohydrates 29.5g
- sugars 29.0g
Fibre 1.0g
Sodium 15mg

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