Pickled Carrots and Zucchini

You will never purchase pickled vegetables once you try this simple recipe. Fresh, tangy and crisp, serve as a salad, a side dish or a heathy appetizer.


1 pound carrots, peeled and cut into 3-inch long matchsticks

1 pound zucchini, trimmed and cut into 3-inch long matchsticks

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 1/2 cups white wine vinegar


1 tablespoon fresh parsley, finely chopped

1 tablespoon fresh dill, finely chopped

1 teaspoon fresh thyme, finely chopped

1/2 teaspoon coarse ground black pepper

Honey Tips

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Place carrots in a small saucepan. Cover with water. Bring to a boil and cook 2 minutes. Drain and cool in a bowl of ice water. Drain again.
In a bowl toss carrots, zucchini and salt.
In medium bowl mix together wine vinegar, honey, herbs and pepper. Pour over vegetable sticks. Cover and refrigerate overnight or up to 1 week.
Serves: 4