Canning green or snap beans
Canning Beans Vegetables Greens
Last updated 6/12/2012 12:52:48 AM. Recipe ID 14549. Report a problem with this recipe.
Title: Canning green or snap beans
Categories: Info, Vegetables, Check
Yield: 1 Servings
1 1/2 lb To 2-1/2 lbs; Makes 1 quart
Even a small plot of beans cn produce a surprisingly large crop.
Canned, you can enjoy your garden all year. All the basic equipment
for steam pressure canning is used.
1. Choose young, tender beans that snap easily.
2. Organize and prepare equipment and work area.
3. Wash beans very well in several changes of water.
4. Trim off ends, string if necessary, and cut or break beans into 2
5. COLD PACK: Pack beans tightly into jars, to within 1 inch of tops.
Add 1/2 teaspoon salt to each pint jar, 1 teaspoon to quarts if
desired. pour in boiling water to within 1 inch of tops of jars. HOT
PACK: Cook beans in boiling water to cover for 5 minutes. Pack into
hot jars to within 1 inch of tops. Add 1/2 teaspoon salt to pint
jars, if desired. our in boiling cooking water to within 1 inch of
tops of jars. Add boiling water if you run out of cooking water.
6. Run a slim, non metal tool down along the inside of each jar to
release air bubbles. Add more boiling liquid to fill to within 1 inch
7. Wipe tops and thread of jars with a damp clean cloth.
8. Put on lids and screw bands as manufacturer directs.
9. Process at 10 pounds pressure, 20 minutes for pints, 25 minutes for
quarts. (this time is for tender, young beans. More mature beans
require 15 to 20 minutes more processing time.) Follow manufacturers
directions for your canner.
10. Follow basic steps for steam pressure canning, 10 through 24.
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