Pickled Peppers

Prep Time: 35 min Cook Time: 25 min Difficulty: Easy Servings: About 8 pints 

Source: tasteofhome.com 

INGREDIENTS

  • 4 quarts long red, green or yellow peppers (Hungarian, Banana, etc.)
  • 1-1/2 cups canning salt
  • 4 quarts plus 2 cups water, divided
  • 10 cups white vinegar
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 garlic cloves, peeled

DESCRIPTION

Making your own pickled peppers is so easy and you will never have to buy store-bought peppers ever again. 

DIRECTIONS

Cut 2 small slits in each pepper. 
Dissolve salt in 4 quarts water. 
Pour over peppers; let stand 12 to 18 hours in a cool place. 
Drain; rinse and drain thoroughly.

In a Dutch oven, combine the vinegar, sugar, garlic and remaining water; bring to a boil and simmer 15 minutes. Remove garlic. 

Prep jars for canning.
Pack peppers into hot pint jars, leaving 1/2-in. headspace. 
Carefully ladle hot liquid over peppers, leaving 1/2-in. headspace. 
Remove air bubbles with a non-metallic utensil. Adjust lids. 
Process 10 minutes in a boiling-water canner.

NUTRITION

1/4 cup: 9 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 2656mg sodium, 2g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.

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