Beans, Snap and Italian - Pieces

Green and wax

Select filled but tender, crisp pods. Remove and discard diseased and rusty pods.

Procedure:
Wash beans and trim ends. Leave whole or cut or snap into 1-inch pieces.
Hot Pack
Cover with boiling water; boil 5 minutes. Fill hot jars, loosely leaving 1-inch headspace. Add 1/2 teaspoon of salt to pints, 1 teaspoon to quarts, if desired. Fill with boiling water to 1 inch from top. Remove air bubbles, adjust lids and process.
Raw Pack
Fill hot jars tightly with raw beans, leaving 1-inch headspace.

Add 1/2 teaspoon of salt to pints, 1 teaspoon to quarts, if desired. Add boiling water, leaving 1-inch headspace. Remove air bubbles, adjust lids and process.

Style of Pack Jar Size Process Time Canner Pressure at "0" ft
11 lb 10 lb
Hot and Raw Pints 20 min
Quarts 25 min

For processing at above 1,000 ft, see Altitude Adjustments.

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