Canning Recipes




Green Beans Oregano
Ingredients:
Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method


Cooking Directions:
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6 pounds green beans
1 medium onion -- sliced, and
separated into rings
White ground pepper -- as needed
Oregano -- as needed

Prepare Ball brand or Kerr brand jars and closures according to
manufacturer's instructions.

Wash and drain beans. Remove strings and break or cut beans into 2-inch
pieces. Combine green beans and onion rings in a large saucepot. Cover
with boiling water and boil 5 minutes.

Pack hot green beans and onions into hot jars, leaving 1-inch headspace.
Add 1/8 teaspoon of white pepper and 1/4 teaspoon oregano to each pint
jar.

Carefully ladle hot cooking liquid or boiling water over beans and onions,
leaving 1-inch headspace. Remove air bubbles with a nonmetallic spatula.
Wipe jar rim clean. Place lid on jar with sealing compound next to glass.
Screw band down evenly and firmly just until a point of resistance is met
-- fingertip tight.

Process pints 20 minutes at 10 pounds pressure in a steam-pressure canner.
For elevations higher than 1,000 feet, increase pressure accordingly
following cooker manufacturer's recommendation.

This recipe yields about 6 pints.





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