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Mustard Pickles Recipe

Traditional Newfoundland Mustard Pickles Recipe

2 cauliflower
3 or 4 cucumbers
1/2 cup pickling onions
1/2 cup pickling salt
1/2 cup cold water
3 cups sugar or to taste
1 tbsp. dry mustard
1/2 tsp. turmeric
5 cups vinegar
1 tbsp. mustard seeds
1 24-oz bottle prepared mustard

Wash cauliflower and cucumbers well. Peel onions and cut up cauliflower and cucumbers. Layer vegetables and pickling salt. Cover and let stand overnight. Drain and thoroughly rinse off pickling salt with cold water. Steep pickling spices in 1/2 cup cold water. Combine sugar, dry mustard, turmeric, vinegar, mustard seeds, and prepared mustard and flour to thicken. Stir in spice mixture and vegetables. Cook for 30 minutes. Thicken with flour, pour into hot sterilized jars and seal.


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