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Cold appetizers

Chili Dilly Green Beans
1/4 cup fresh dill
8 each Garlic cloves, peeled
4 each dried chili peppers (found in the specialty area of Produce) or 2 tsp. crushed red pepper flakes
8 each peppercorns
1 lb green beans, ends trimmed
3 cups cider vinegar
1 1/4 cups Water, plus more if needed
1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt
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Chili Dilly Green Beans

Chili Dilly Green Beans

Chili Dilly Green Beans
  • Servings:Makes 2 (32 oz) Jars about 6 servings per jar
  • Prep Time:15 minutes
  • Cook Time:0 minutes
1. Divide dill, garlic, chili peppers (or pepper flakes), and peppercorns between 2 sterilized wide-mouth quart (32 oz.) jars. Divide the beans between the 2 jars.
2. In a medium saucepan heat vinegar, 1 1/4 cups water, and salt over high heat. Bring to a boil, making sure salt is dissolved.
3. Carefully pour the hot liquid into the two jars, making sure beans and other ingredients are submerged. The liquid should come 1/2 inch from the top of the jar. If needed, add additional boiling water.
4. Seal the jars tightly and refrigerate. Beans will be ready in 3 to 5 days, and will keep in the fridge for several weeks.
Source: Hannaford fresh Magazine, September - October 2011