Tuesday, June 24, 2008

Pickled Green Beans

2 Lbs Green Beans
1 Teaspoon Cayenne Pepper
4 Head Dill
4 Cloves Garlic
2 1/2 Cups Water
2 1/2 Cups Vinegar
1/4 Cup Salt

Sterilize canning jars. Wash, trim ends and cut beans into 4 " pieces.

Pack beans, lengthwise, into hot jars, leaving 1/2-inch headspace. To each pint, add 1/4 teasponn cayenne pepper, 1 clove garlic, and 1 sprig dill. Combine remaining ingredients and bring to a boil. Pour boiling liquid over beans, leaving 1/2 in space in the jar. Remove airbubbles, and close jars. Process in boiling water for 5 minutes. Let stand at least 2 weeks to develop flavor.

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