Dilly Beans

Preparation info

  • Difficulty

    Easy

  • Yield: About

    4 Pints

    .

Appears in

Craig Claiborne's Southern Cooking

Craig Claiborne's Southern Cooking

By Craig Claiborne

Published 1987

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Ingredients

  • 2 pounds green beans, trimmed
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 4 garlic cloves
  • 4 large dill sprigs
  • ¼ cup salt
  • cups vinegar
  • cups water

Method

  • Pack the beans, lengthwise, into 4 hot pint jars, leaving ¼-inch headspace. To each pint, add ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper, 1 garlic clove, and 1 dill sprig.
  • Combine the remaining ingredients and bring to the boil. Pour, boiling hot, over the beans, leaving ¼-inch headspace. Remove air bubbles. Adjust caps. Process 10 minutes in a boiling-water bath.