Dilled Green Beans

Dilled Green Beans
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 10 mins
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Servings 30


  • 3 tbsp pickling or canning salt (kosher salt will also work)
  • 3 cups white vinegar
  • 3 cups water
  • 2 1/4 lbs green beans, trimmed and cut into jar-sized pieces
  • 2 1/4 lbs yellow beans, trimmed and cut into jar-sized pieces
  • 3 pc. small red bell peppers, seeded and sliced into thin strips
  • 18 pc. whole black peppercorns
  • 6 sprigs fresh dill
  • 6 cloves garlic


  • Prepare canner, jars and lids.
  • In a large stainless steel saucepan combine salt, vinegar and water. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat, stirring to dissolve salt.
  • Add green and yellow beans and red peppers. Return to a boil. Remove from heat.
  • Place 3 peppercorns, 1 sprig of dill, and 1 clove of garlic in each hot jar. Pack beans and pepper strips into hot jars to within a generous 1/2 in. of top of jar.
  • Ladle hot pickling liquid into to jar to cover everything, leaving 1/2 in. headspace. Remove air bubbles and adjust headspace, if you need to, by adding more liquid.
  • Wipe rim. Center lid on jar, and screw band down until fingertip-tight.
  • Place jars in canner, ensuring they’re completely covered with water.
  • Bring to a boil and process for 10 minutes. Remove canner lid. Wait 5 minutes, then remove jars, cool, and store.
  • Makes about 6 pint jars.
  • Additional note: Make sure your brine comes to a boil then add the beans since they should only be in the brine a minute or two.
Keyword Beans, Dilled Green Beans