Dilly Beans
  • 4lbs green beans
  • 5cups water
  • 5cups Clover Valley Farms Vinegar
  • 1/2cup less 1 T pickling saltnon-iodized
  • 1 3/4 t crushed red pepper
  • 3 1/2 t dill seed or 7 fresh dill heads
  • 7cloves garlicor maybe 14
  1. Wash and trim beans to uniform length so they stand upright in pint jars to the shoulder of the jar.
  2. Bring water, vinegar, and salt to a boil.
  3. Place crushed red pepper, dill (fresh or seed) and garlic equally dispersed between 7 pint jars.
  4. Pack beans into jars.
  5. Pour boiling water/vinegar/salt mixture into jars, leaving ½ inch headroom, cover with lid and ring.
  6. Place jars in boiling water bath for 10 minutes.
Recipe Notes

Makes 7 pints. Wait at least 2 weeks for the beans to develop full flavor. Yum!