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Dilly Beans

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Preserving dilly beans is an excellent way to harness the fresh flavors of the season for year-round enjoyment. Using a traditional water-bath canning method with glass canning jars, you'll make crunchy, spicy bites perfect for pickled picnic snacks or crunchy salad toppings. Be sure to buy the freshest green beans or wax beans you can find with no bruising or blemishes…

New to canning? Check out our beginner's guide for tips and a rundown on the tools you'll need. This recipe is a Yummly original created by Jenn de la Vega.

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  • 1 pound fresh green beans (or wax beans, washed)
  • 2 cloves garlic (peeled)
  • 2 heads fresh dill (look for fresh dill in the summer at farmers' markets or well-stocked grocery stores)
  • 1 teaspoon dill seed
  • 1 teaspoon whole coriander seeds
  • 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 cup white vinegar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon kosher salt (or 2 tsp. canning salt)
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    1. Fill a large stockpot three-quarters of the way with water and bring to a boil. Fit a canning rack into the pot and place two wide-mouth pint jars (or one 1-quart jar) on the rack. Lower rack into water, cover, and sterilize jars for 10 minutes. Use a jar lifter to remove jars from water, placing them on a clean towel. Keep water boiling while you prepare the beans.
    2. When jars are cool enough to handle, take a single green bean, stand it up in a jar, and trim to a length that's 1/2 inch below the top of the jar. Use this bean as a template to trim the rest of your beans to size. Divide trimmed beans evenly between jars. (Alternatively, tilt the jar and stuff it with green beans, stem-side up, until full. Use a paring knife to carefully cut away the excess, leaving 1/2-inch space at the top of the jar.)
    3. Divide garlic between jars. If necessary, cut cloves in half for smaller jars.
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    Sodium75% DV1810mg
    Fat0% DV0g
    Protein6% DV3g
    Carbs3% DV10g
    Fiber16% DV4g
    Calories50Calories from Fat
    Total Fat0g0%
    Saturated Fat0g0%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat
    Total Carbohydrate10g3%
    Dietary Fiber4g16%
    Vitamin A25%
    Vitamin C30%

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

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