Cheaters' dilly beans. When cooled, place the beans in the jar with the left over pickle juice. Dilly beans (AKA pickled beans) give you some variety in the pantry. Learn how to make and preserve dilly beans with this guide from SimplyCanning.com.
For a pretty jar of dilly beans, tilt the jar on its side for filling. Dilly beans are one of those foods that I have a hard time controlling myself around once I get started. They're so crunchy, delicious, and addicting that you'll just want to keep eating them. You can cook Cheaters' dilly beans using 2 ingredients and 4 steps. Here is how you achieve that.
Ingredients of Cheaters' dilly beans
- Prepare 1 jar of of pickle juice (leftover after you've eaten the pickles).
- You need 1 bunch of fresh green beens… A bit larger than what you think will fit in the pickle jar..
Dilly beans, or pickled green beans, are a means of preserving this summer legume. Often flavored with dill, hence the name, they may also contain garlic, Tabasco sauce, and red pepper. Best kept in glass jars for safekeeping over the winter months. Muncie, Indiana: Healthmark LLC / Jarden Home Brands.
Cheaters' dilly beans step by step
- Clean beans by washing and snapping off stem ends..
- Blanche the beans: bring a pot of water to a boil. When boiling, add beans. Cook 1 minute. Don't cook any longer… they won't be crunchy anymore..
- Immediately drain beans and plunge into an ice bath (a bowl of ice water) for 5 minutes..
- When cooled, place the beans in the jar with the left over pickle juice. Chill in fridge for 3 days..
These dilly beans are fermented with salt to add a probiotic twist to this easy recipe. If you have it, fresh dill gives an extra pop of flavor. Andrea Chesman, author of The Pickled Pantry, demonstrates how to make dilly beans. Follow along to make your own! For this recipe and more visit.