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Pickled Green Beans

Pickled Green Beans

This is a simple recipe to make Pickled Green Beans or almost any pickled vegetable!

I have always loved pickles and with as many green beans as my garden has been giving lately, I wanted to try making Pickled Green Beans. I am so glad I did! They are at least as good as pickles made from cucumbers.

I can my green beans mostly but sometimes only get a pound or two at a time. This is a great thing to do with those smaller pickings.

Many things can be pickled with this recipe. I had a few cucumbers and peppers so made a can of each of those too. Yummy! 🙂 Just double, triple or more the recipe to make bigger batches.

If you are interested in canning broth or canning peaches, I have posts for those also.

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This recipe is slightly adapted from Taste of Home


ingredients for Pickled Green Beans

1 lb fresh green beans

6 garlic cloves

1 ½ tsp dill or 3 fresh dill heads

¾ tsp cayenne powder or red pepper flakes, optional

¼ cup canning salt

3 cups white vinegar

3 cups water



Combine salt, vinegar and water in a saucepan and bring to a boil.

Heat water in hot water bath canner.

While things on the stove are heating, snap ends off of beans. Leave whole or snap into smaller pieces.

Pack beans into 3 hot pint jars, leaving ½ inch of headspace.

green beans in canning jars

Add garlic and dill. If desired, add cayenne or red pepper flakes.

spices added to jars

Add salt, vinegar and water mixture to jars, again leaving ½ inch headspace.

Wipe rims with a clean rag.

wiping lid of jar with rag

Add lids.

adding lid to jar

Process in a hot water bath for 10 minutes. Be sure the jars are covered by at least an inch of water.

adding canning jar to canner


canner on stove


You can also skip the canning process and keep them in the refrigerator for a week before eating if you will eat them fairly quickly.

Pickled Green Beans

Yield; 3 pints


If you want nutritional information for a recipe, I suggest entering the recipe into my fitness pal or your favorite calorie counter page and that will calculate it for you.  Also, you can put in exactly what you used so it is the most accurate.