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Photo: Romulo Yanes; Food Styling: Simon Andrews; Prop Stying: Helen Crowther Photo by: Photo: Romulo Yanes; Food Styling: Simon Andrews; Prop Stying: Helen Crowther

Quick Pickled Dilly Green Beans

A fresh alternative to pickled cukes, these crisp, crunchy treats make a zesty summer snack, garnish for a Bloody Mary, or condiment in a sandwich or salad. These picked green beans are easy to prepare and will keep up to a week in the refrigerator.

 

Cooking Light JUNE 2012

  • Yield: Serves 12 (serving size: about 1/3 cup)
  • Hands-on: 10 Minutes
  • Total: 2 Hours, 10 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh dill
  • 1/2 pound green beans, trimmed
  • 1 cup white wine vinegar
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 teaspoons pickling spice
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled

Preparation

1. Combine dill and green beans in a medium bowl.

2. Combine vinegar and the remaining ingredients in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil, and cook 1 minute or until sugar and salt dissolve. Pour over bean mixture. Let stand 2 hours. Drain or serve with a slotted spoon.

Note:

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 6
  • Fat: 0.0g
  • Saturated fat: 0.0g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Protein: 0.4g
  • Carbohydrate: 1.4g
  • Fiber: 0.7g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Iron: 0.2mg
  • Sodium: 41mg
  • Calcium: 7mg
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