Quick-Pickled Cucumbers and Beans

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Quick-Pickled Cucumbers and Beans

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Sliced cucumbers and red onions with green beans and spices in a bowl

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Recipe Data

6
Servings
5min
Prep
30min
Total

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    Description

    Sliced cucumbers and blanched green beans soak up a sweet and tangy marinade. If desired, serve with pulled pork, fish tacos, or grilled bratwurst.

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    Servings and Ingredients

    Ingredients
    Serves 6
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    ½ c.Hy-Vee apple cider vinegar
    c.Hy-Vee granulated sugar
    1 tbsp.Hy-Vee Dijon mustard
    1 tsp.Hy-Vee kosher sea salt
    ¼ tsp.Hy-Vee ground black pepper
    6 oz.fresh green beans, trimmed and cut into 1-inch pieces
    1seedless cucumber, thinly sliced
    6small radishes, ends trimmed, halved lengthwise, and thinly sliced
    1medium red onion, thinly sliced
    1(12-oz.) pkg. fully cooked hickory smoked and seasoned pulled pork, optional
    ½ c.Hy-Vee Hickory House Blue Suede Memphis style BBQ sauce, optional
    6(10-inch) Hy-Vee flour tortillas, warmed, optional

    Things To Grab

    • Small bowl
    • Small saucepan
    • Medium bowl
    • Ice
    • Large bowl

    Directions

    1. For marinade, combine vinegar, sugar, mustard, salt and pepper; set aside.
    2. In a small saucepan, cook beans in a small amount of boiling salted water about 5 minutes or until crisp-tender. Plunge immediately into ice water to cool. Drain.
    3. In a large bowl, combine cooled beans, cucumber slices, radishes and red onion. Add marinade to cucumber mixture; toss gently to combine. Let stand for 10 to 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
    4. If desired, in a medium saucepan, combine pork and barbecue sauce. Cook until heated through. Divide pork mixture and cucumber mixture among warmed tortillas.

    Nutrition facts

    Servings

    70 Calories per serving

    Amounts Per Serving

    • Total Fat: 0g
    • Cholesterol: 0mg
    • Sodium: 440mg
    • Total Carbohydrates: 16g
    • Protein: 1g

    Daily Values

    0%
    Vitamin A 6%
    0%
    Vitamin C 15%
    0%
    Iron 4%
    0%
    Calcium 2%

    Recipe Source:

    Hy-Vee Seasons Back to School 2014.