Pickling & Relishes

Sweet Pickled Radish

Pickling & Relishes

Sweet Pickled Radish

Fresh ruby red radishes, with their certain crunch and sharp flavor, make for delicious and easy refrigerator quick pickles. Recipe excerpted from The All New Ball Book of Canning and Preserving, published by Oxmoor House (2016).

Makes:

about 1 pint jar

Prep:

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INGREDIENTS

1 bunch radishes (about a 1/2 pound), stem and root ends removed and cut into 1/8 inch slices

1/2 cup white or apple cider vinegar (5% acidity)

1/2 cup sugar

1/4 cup water

1 tsp. Ball® Salt for Pickling and Preserving

1 tsp. mustard seeds

1/2 tsp. ground black pepper

1 bay leaf

1/2 tsp. dried crushed red pepper (optional)

TOOLS & PRODUCTS USED

Ball® glass preserving jars with lids and bands


DIRECTIONS

TIME TO COOK!

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Place radishes in a hot 1-pint jar. Bring vinegar, next 6 ingredients, and, if desired, crushed red pepper to a boil in a small stainless steel or enameled saucepan.

NEXT, LET'S CAN IT!

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Ladle hot pickling liquid over radishes. Wipe jar rim. Center lid on jar. Apply band, and adjust to fingertip-tight. Let cool on a wire rack ( about 1 hour). Chill 6 hours before serving. Store in refrigerator up to 4 months.

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DID YOU KNOW?

To guarantee the most delicious preserved foods, always begin with the best-quality produce at its peak of ripeness.

HAPPY CANNING!