Spiced Pickled Green Beans
Add these green beans to your salads or pasta and get a fresh new flavor. A great way to preserve your garden crops for the winter.
Recipe type: side
Cuisine: Gardening
Serves: 4 pints
  • 2 quarts green beans
  • salt
  • 3 cups white or cider vinegar
  • ½ cup packed brown sugar
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon white pepper
  • ½ teaspoon whole allspice
  • 1 2-inch stick whole cinnamon
  • ½ tablespoon whole cloves
  1. Wash beans. Remove any strings ( not necessary if beans are thin) and tips.
  2. Leave beans whole.
  3. Cook in boiling salted water, with 1 teaspoon salt to 1 quart water, until tender, 20-30 minutes.
  4. Drain and place in sterilized jars.
  5. Combine remaining ingredients in a non-reactive pot and bring to a boil, and pour over beans. Seal and refrigerate.
  6. Taste daily for flavor desired. Can last up to 3 months.
Recipe by California Greek Girl at http://www.californiagreekgirl.com/spiced-pickled-green-beans/