Clean Eating

EAT and drink YOUR PROBIOTICS

f0068-01

DILLY GREEN BEANS

MAKES 1 1-QT JAR

HANDS-ON TIME: 15 MINUTES.

TOTAL TIME: 14 to 21 DAYS.*

*INCLUDES FERMENTING TIME.

These spicy fermented beans are delightful chopped into a salad, served as a side dish or simply eaten straight from the jar. If you enjoy Bloody Marys, try replacing the celery stick garnish with a dilly bean.

1 to 2 hot Thai red chiles, stemmed (or ½ tsp red pepper flakes)

2 cloves garlic, peeled

1 tsp yellow mustard seeds

1/2 tsp black peppercorns

1 cup packed fresh dill (leaves and stems)

9 oz green beans, untrimmed 3 cups filtered water

1½ tbsp sea salt

1 small green or purple cabbage leaf

EQUIPMENT:

1 1-qt wide-mouth glass jar with lid, sterilized

1. To a 1-qt wide-mouth glass jar add chiles, garlic, mustard seeds and peppercorns. Place dill on top.

2. Add beans, packing tightly, leaving 1 to 2 inches headspace between beans and rim of jar.

3. In a large glass measuring cup, stir together filtered water and salt until salt dissolves. Pour into jar, filling to just under rim.

4. Arrange cabbage leaf over top of beans to keep beans submerged

in liquid; seal loosely with lid. Let ferment in a cool place, away from direct sunlight, opening jar every 24 hours to The longer the beans ferment, the tangier they will taste.) 5. Discard cabbage leaf, seal tightly with lid and refrigerate for up to 12 months.

You're reading a preview, sign up to read more.

More from Clean Eating

Clean Eating2 min readNutrition
What Is Clean Eating?
The soul of clean eating is consuming food the way nature delivered it, or as close to it as possible. It is not a diet; it’s a lifestyle approach to food and its preparation. It's about eating real food, for a healthy, happy life. Eat when hungry, s
Clean Eating4 min readFood & Wine
3 Ways With Monk Fruit Sweetener
Since monk fruit is 100 to 200 times sweeter than table sugar, a small amount will suffice in cooking or baking. Some products are sweetened only with monk fruit, while others combine it with other sweeteners such as cane sugar, erythritol and dextro
Clean Eating3 min read
Fuel Your Active Life with Food
Avid exerciser or weekend warrior? Focus on foods that fuel your body, repair damage, reduce inflammation, improve strength and build muscle. Turn your frame into a lean, mean, moving machine with these super fitness foods. Beets are high in naturall