Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Quick Pickled Mixed Vegetable Salad with Turmeric

A pretty can of mixed veggies caught my eye at Walmart. I wanted to turn them into a Quick Pickled Mixed Vegetable Salad with Turmeric, using a sweet three bean salad as my inspiration. The only colors missing from the can were red and white, an easy fix:@) Onion was a no-brainer and any kind of red pepper would work, fresh bell pepper or drained pimentos or roasted peppers which is what I used here. This is a nice little pickled salad that would work well with the warmer weather.
Some of these measurements may seem kind of small, just guess at them as best you can. 
I have a 1/8 tsp measuring spoon and fill it half way. Or if you're making this for a larger crowd double the recipe.  

Quick Pickled Mixed Vegetable Salad with Turmeric
15 oz can of mixed vegetables, drained well
2 Tblsp vinegar-I used cider vinegar
1 1/2 Tblsp sugar
2 Tblsp onion, thinly sliced or small diced
2 Tblsp red pepper, either bell, drained pimento or drained roasted peppers, diced
1/8 tsp dry mustard
1/8 tsp garlic powder
1/16 tsp turmeric-add more if you'd like, I hear it's good for us
1/16 tsp celery seed
four hearty grinds of fresh black pepper
  • Combine everything in bowl except can of veggies. Add mixed vegetables, gently mix and let marinate at least 3 hours. I make it in a Lock and Lock bowl and just turn it upside down every time I pass it.
Eat well and have a happy day:@)

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  1. Oh yeah, I'm sure gonna make this, I have all these ingredients and love all these flavors, and yes turmeric is suppose to be good for ya, I'm trying to use more an add whenever I can, thanks for sharing

  2. What a colorful salad and I really enjoy using turmeric. I don't know about you, but it seems like everytime I use turmeric I manage to get a little stain on either a kitchen towel or me :)

  3. What a pretty, colorful salad, Lynn, and turmeric is a healthy addition! I've always loved three bean salad, so I know that I'd love this.

  4. Lynn, Your quick pickled salad is perfect for picnic weather and boating season!

  5. Great idea to add the turmeric. I've gotten on the bandwagon too as it is supposed to be good for us from what I've read!

  6. tumeric,I would have never thought of that! I bet this would be good on a sandwich too-


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