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Russ's Dilly Beans

Russ Myers


An old world flavor. Hard to beat this simple, tasty recipe.


★★★★★ 2 votes

30 Min
30 Min


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2 lbs. fresh green beans
4 garlic cloves
4 dill heads
4 Tbs. canning salt
2 1/2 C. water
2 1/2 C. vinegar

How to Make Russ's Dilly Beans


  • 1Blanch beans for 2-4 minutes then plunge beans into ice cold water. Change water if necessary to keep beans very cold while preparing.
  • 2Stand beans on end in sterilized pint jars, trimming as necessary. To each pint, add 1 clove garlic, 1 head of dill, and 1 tablespoon of salt. Bring water and vinegar to a boil.
  • 3Ladle hot liquid over beans, leaving 1/4-inch headspace. Remove air bubbles. Adjust two-piece caps. Process pints and quarts 10 minutes in a boiling-water canner. Let age for two weeks for flavor to develop.

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About Russ's Dilly Beans

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Beans/Legumes
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Heirloom

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