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Ginger and Chile Pickled Green Beans

Total Time
1 hr

These zingy pickles take only about an hour to prepare, but provide many months’ worth of snacking. Serve them alongside burgers, add to Bloody Marys, or just eat them straight from the jar.

Ginger and Chile Pickled Green Beans (1015)

Iain Bagwell
 4 3/4 cups distilled white vinegar
 1/2 cup kosher salt
 2 tablespoons sugar
 6 slices peeled fresh ginger
 6 garlic cloves
 6 small dried hot chiles
  About 3 lbs. green beans, stem ends trimmed and very long beans cut in half
Step 1

Gather canning equipment and heat water in a canner as directed at

Step 2

Heat vinegar, 3 1/2 cups water, the salt, and sugar together in a medium pot until boiling. Put a ginger slice, garlic clove, and chile in each of 6 pint-size canning jars. Pack jars with green beans.

Step 3

Pour hot liquid over beans, leaving a 1/2-in. headspace at the top. Put lids on top and screw on rings firmly--but don't force.

Step 4

Process jars 10 minutes. Check that jars are sealed (see and store in a cool, dark place up to 2 years, or chill any that didn't seal; they'll keep up to 1 month.

Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving
Calories 28Calories from Fat 11
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0.4g1%

Saturated Fat 0.0g0%
Cholesterol 0.0mg0%
Sodium 762mg32%
Total Carbohydrate 6.1g3%

Dietary Fiber 2.8g12%
Protein 1.2g3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.