It’s time to get your crunch on with these Pickled Green Beans!
They’re surprisingly easy to make and can be served as a side dish or enjoyed as a healthy snack.
This recipe will show you how to pickle green beans and add your own unique twist to make them even more flavorful.
Before you embark on your pickled green bean adventure, you’ll need to gather your ingredients.
Don’t worry, it’s a short and sweet list! For this easy snack, you’ll need fresh green beans, distilled white vinegar, water, kosher salt, sugar, and garlic cloves.
With just these simple ingredients, you can create a tasty snack that’s low in points and packed with flavor.
So, head to your local grocery store or farmer’s market and gather up everything you need to get started on your pickled green bean journey!
Pickled Green Beans are also a great addition to a charcuterie board!
How to make Pickled Green Beans:
The first step is to clean the green beans and cut off the ends.
Add the green beans to a clean, sterilized jar with the garlic cloves and pickling spices. .
Next, you want to get the brine going. Add the water, vinegar, salt, and sugar to a saucepan.
Bring the mixture to a boil until the sugar is dissolved. Set the brine aside to let it cool.
Make sure the brine is cooled off before adding to the jar with the green beans. If the brine is hot you will no longer have crispy green beans, or the vibrantly green color.
Place the lid on your jar and refrigerate for up to two weeks. They taste best if you let them sit for 24-48 hours before eating.
- 3/4 lb. fresh green beans
- 2 cloves garlic
- 2 cups water
- 1 cup distilled white vinegar
- 1 tablespoon pickling spices
- 1 tablespoon sugar
- 1 tablespoon kosher salt
Clean and trim the green beans. Add them to a mason jar with the garlic cloves and pickling spices.
In a small saucepan add the water, distilled white vinegar, sugar, and salt. Bring to a boil so the sugar dissolves.
Set the brine aside and let it completely cool. Pour over the green beans then place the lid on your jar. They taste best if you let them sit for 24-48 hours.
Green beans stay fresh for 2 weeks in the refrigerator.
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