Total Time
1 Hour
Yield
Makes 6 pts. (serving size: 1/2 cup)
Photo: Iain Bagwell; Styling: Robyn Valaryk

How to Make It

Step 1

Gather canning equipment and heat water in a canner as directed at sunset.com/canningsteps

Step 2

Heat vinegar, 3 1/2 cups water, the salt, and sugar together in a medium pot until boiling. Put a ginger slice, garlic clove, and chile in each of 6 pint-size canning jars. Pack jars with green beans.

Step 3

Pour hot liquid over beans, leaving a 1/2-in. headspace at the top. Put lids on top and screw on rings firmly--but don't force.

Step 4

Process jars 10 minutes. Check that jars are sealed (see sunset.com/canningsteps) and store in a cool, dark place up to 2 years, or chill any that didn't seal; they'll keep up to 1 month.

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