It's a water bath recipe and takes very little time to put these up.
- 3 1/2 pounds small okra pods
- 1/3 cup Ball salt
- 2 teaspoons dill seed
- 3 cups water
- 3 cups vinegar
- 4 cloves garlic
- 2 pc. small hot red peppers, cut in half
Trim stems of okra, being careful not to cut pods; set aside. Combine salt, dill seed, water and vinegar in a large saucepot. Bring to a boil.
Pack okra into hot jars, leaving 1/2-inch headspace. Put 1 clove garlic and one-half pepper in each jar.
Ladle hot liquid over okra, leaving 1/2-inch headspace. Remove air bubbles. Wipe rims with clean wet papertowel.
Add hot lids and rings. Process for 15-minutes in a water bath canner once the water has returned to a boil.
Note: When cutting or seeding hot peppers, wear rubber gloves to prevent hands from being burned.
about 4 pints