Green Beans With Lemon Peel

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After canning 60 pints of basic green beans I was game for canning a new recipe. From Ball Blue Book of preserving. The amount is an estimate also the prep. and cook time is a way-off number, I just know when I'm canning-get ready to watch, wait (and sweat)

Top Review by Dienia B.

i too like to can and read mysteries sometimes at the same time if im lucky lol this is a nice twist to canning straight green beans thanks for posting dee

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Wash and drain beans. Trim ends and break or cut beans into 1" pieces.
  2. Cut peel from lemon; remove white pith. Cut lemon into narrow strips.
  3. Boil beans 5 minutes. Pack hot beans into hot jars, leaving 1" headspace.
  4. Add 1 or 2 pieces of lemon peel to each jar.
  5. Ladle boiling water over beans, leaving 1" headspace. Remove air bubbles. Adjust 2 piece caps.
  6. Process pints 20 minutes, quarts 25 minutes at 10 pounds pressure in a steam pressure canner.

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