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
  1. Wash beans thoroughly; drain and cut into lengths to fill pint jars.
  2. Pack beans into clean, hot jars; add pepper, mustard seed, dill seed, and
  3. garlic.
  4. Combine vinegar, water and salt; heat to boiling. Pour boiling liquid over
  5. beans, filling to 1/2 inch of top of jar. Adjust jar lids. Process in boiling
  6. water for 5 minutes. Remove jars and make sure they are well sealed. Set jars
  7. upright, several inches apart, on a wire rack to cool. Makes 7 pints.