Dilly Beans - WaterBath Canning


Preserving Method: Water Bath Canning

  1. PREPARE boiling water canner. Heat jars and lids in simmering water until ready for use. Do not boil. Set bands aside.
  2. TRIM off ends of green beans and discard. Wash.
  3. COMBINE vinegar, water and salt in a large saucepan and bring to a boil over high heat, stirring to dissolve salt.
  4. PACK beans, dill and garlic in jars leaving 1/2 inch headspace at the top.
  5. LADLE hot liquid over bean, leaving 1/2-inch headspace. 
  6. REMOVE air bubbles. Wipe rim, center hot lid on jar. Apply band and adjust until fit is fingertip tight.
  7. PROCESS filled jars in a boiling water canner for 10 minutes, adjusting for altitude. Remove jars and cool. Check for seal after 24 hours. Lids should not flex up and down when center is pressed.