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Pickled Radishes and Green Beans

Real Simple JUNE 2003

  • Yield: Makes 5 small servings


  • 2 cups white vinegar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 teaspoons whole black peppercorns
  • 5 peeled and smashed garlic cloves
  • 1 tablespoon kosher salt
  • 1 pound trimmed radishes
  • 1/2 pound trimmed green beans
  • 1 lemon


In a saucepan, combine white vinegar, water, sugar, black peppercorns, garlic cloves, and salt and bring to a boil. Remove from heat and let sit for 15 minutes. Meanwhile, combine radishes, green beans, and the zest of 1 lemon in a large bowl. Add the vinegar mixture and let sit 15 minutes. Serve the remaining pickles with the polenta.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calcium: 45mg
  • Calories: 82
  • Calories from fat: 0%
  • Carbohydrate: 18g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Fat: 0g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Protein: 1mg
  • Saturated fat: 0g
  • Sodium: 1417mg

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