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🥒 Pickled Green Beans Recipe

Learn how to make delicious pickled green beans with this easy recipe from Just Pickling. Enjoy the tangy and crunchy flavors of homemade pickles. Perfect for snacks or adding to salads!

Recipe for Pickled Green Beans

You will need:

  • fresh green beans1 lb fresh green beans
  • garlic cloves2 cloves of garlic
  • dill seeds1 teaspoon of dill seeds
  • red pepper flakes1/2 teaspoon of red pepper flakes
  • white vinegar1 cup of white vinegar


  1. Start by washing the green beans thoroughly and trimming the ends.
  2. Peel the garlic cloves and place them at the bottom of a clean jar.
  3. Add the dill seeds and red pepper flakes to the jar.
  4. Pack the green beans into the jar, standing them upright.
  5. Pour the white vinegar into the jar, ensuring the beans are completely covered.
  6. Seal the jar tightly and let it sit for at least 48 hours before consuming the pickled green beans.


Make sure the jar is clean and sterilized before use. The pickled green beans can be stored in the refrigerator for up to a month.

Discover the joy of pickling with our easy and delightful Recipe for Pickled Green Beans. This recipe is a fantastic way to preserve the fresh, crisp taste of green beans, while adding a tangy twist that will make your taste buds dance. Whether you're a seasoned pickler or just starting out, this recipe is sure to become a favorite in your pickling repertoire.

Green beans are a versatile vegetable that can be transformed into a delicious pickled treat. The process of pickling not only enhances their flavor but also extends their shelf life, making it a great way to make the most of your garden's bounty or a surplus from the farmer's market. If you're interested in exploring more about the art of pickling, check out our dos and don'ts when making homemade pickles.

Our pickled green beans recipe uses simple ingredients like fresh green beans, garlic, dill seeds, red pepper flakes, and white vinegar. The combination of these ingredients results in a jar of crunchy, tangy, and slightly spicy pickled green beans that are perfect as a snack, a side dish, or a unique addition to your salads.

For those who are new to pickling, you might find our tips and recipes for pickling vegetables from your garden helpful. And if you're wondering about other vegetables that can be pickled, you can explore our list of common pickled vegetables besides cucumbers.

Remember, the key to a successful pickling experience is patience. After preparing your jar of pickled green beans, they need to sit for at least 48 hours to allow the flavors to fully develop. But trust us, the wait is worth it. Once you've tasted your homemade pickled green beans, you'll be eager to try pickling other vegetables and fruits.

So, why not take a deep dive into the world of pickling? Whether you're looking for a new culinary adventure, wanting to preserve your garden's harvest, or simply love the tangy crunch of pickled vegetables, this recipe for pickled green beans is a great place to start. And if you're feeling adventurous, why not try our alternative approach to preserving your harvest by canning and pickling beets? Happy pickling!