This sweet-salty pickle recipe is fast, easy and can be made the same day it is served.

Difficulty Rating: Easy

Nutritional Highlights: Cucumbers are a great source of potassium, which can help reduce blood pressure and heart rate.

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Recipe From: Illinois Farm Bureau Partners


  • 2 small cucumbers, sliced in discs
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt

Tips & Notes

While they won’t be as salty as a typical pickle, the freshness and crunch of the cucumber in the sweet-and-salty mixture makes a wonderful combination that tastes like summer.



  1. Slice small cucumbers into discs.

  2. Toss with the salt and sugar.

  3. Refrigerate for a few hours or the afternoon. Serve cold.

Nutrition Facts (for total recipe): Calories – 96, Fat – 0.3g, Dietary Fiber – 1.6g, Protein – 2g, Vitamin A – 7%, Vitamin C – 15%, Calcium – 5%, Iron – 5%.

**Nutrition information is calculated using an online calorie calculator. Variations may exist. Values are based on a 2,000-calorie diet.

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  1. Tamara Galbraith says:

    I’m a little baffled as to why these are 139 calories?

    • Jessy Yancey says:

      Hi Tamara,

      We think that was a typo on our part. Sorry about that! This is also for the full recipe, not individual servings. Thanks for bringing this to our attention!

      Jessy Yancey
      Farm Flavor