Creole Hot Green Beans

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 15 mins

My husband loves these, he has them with everything. I was not a big green bean fan until I tried these.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large saucepan, stir together the water, vinegar, sugar, mustard seeds, garlic, bay leaves, salt and tabasco sauce.
  2. Bring to a boil, reduce the heat, cover, and simmer for 5 minutes.
  3. Add the beans.
  4. Cover and simmer for 10 minutes, until tender-crisp.
  5. Arrange the beans in a shallow dish and cover them completely with the vinegar mixture.
  6. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
  7. Serve cold.
Most Helpful

5 5

Strange that this hasn't been reviewed yet as it's terrific! I recently read that more highly spiced food makes one feel "fuller". Well this recipe is a great addition to the weight-loss diet we're on. DH doesn't like his vegetables crisp, so we went for the mushy & it was still good. Think this would be a perfect picnic/buffet addition (with a little toothpick sign warning "Spicy!") Thanks Dancer.