Real Recipes From Real Home Cooks ®

boiled green peanuts

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Jewel Hall
Cullman, AL

Boiled Green Peanuts is something my husband dearly loves. He's never meet a nut he didn't like. But, Boiled Green Peanuts he loves, and, I really like them too. Our families used to grow home grown peanuts. They are really tasty....Trust me.

(2 ratings)
yield serving(s)
prep time 25 Min
cook time 6 Hr

Ingredients For boiled green peanuts

  • 1 gal
    clean, green, peanuts
  • 1/2 c
  • enough water to cover peanuts by 1-2 inches

How To Make boiled green peanuts

  • 1
    Wash green peanuts in sink agaitator style to get all dirt off the peanuts. Rinse clean.
  • 2
    Place peanuts in a very large pot; add enough water to cover the peanuts by 1-2 inches. Add the salt and stir well.
  • 3
    Bring Peanuts, salt, and water to a boil. Reduce heat to simmer. Cover and cook until done. Test for doneness after 4 hours. The peanuts should have a soft but not a mushy texture. Cook and test up to 6 hours. May need to add a little water,if you do stir the water to properly mix salt.
  • 4
    When correct texture is reached, remove from heat and drain off the brime. DO NOT ALLOW PEANUTS TO SIT IN THE BRIME IT WILL CAUSE PEANUTS TO BE TOO SALTY. REFRIGERATE.

Categories & Tags for BOILED GREEN PEANUTS: