Dilly Green Beans
4 pounds (about 4 quarts) whole tender green beans
1/4 tsp hot red pepper, crushed, per pint jar
1/2 tsp whole mustard seed per pint jar
1/2 tsp dill seed per pint jar
1 clove garlic per pint jar
5 cups white vinegar
5 cups water
3/4 cup salt
Wash beans thoroughly; drain and cut into lengths to fill pint jars.
Pack beans into clean, hot jars; add pepper, mustard seed, dill seed, and
Combine vinegar, water and salt; heat to boiling. Pour boiling liquid over
beans, filling to 1/2 inch of top of jar. Adjust jar lids. Process in boiling
water for 5 minutes. Remove jars and make sure they are well sealed. Set jars
upright, several inches apart, on a wire rack to cool. Makes 7 pints.