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Evelyn’s Pickled Okra Recipe

December 1st, 2012 by alice  Tags: , , | Print This Post Print This Post

INGREDIENTS

  1. 2lbsfresh okra(washed with stems trimmed short)
  2. 9smallhot peppers, fresh or dried(cayenne)
  3. 18clovesgarlic
  4. 3tablespoonsdill seeds
  5. 4cups 5% aciditywhite vinegar
  6. 4cupswater
  7. 1/2cupcanning salt
  8. 1/4cupsugar

DIRECTIONS

  1. In each of 9 pint size hot jars (I prefer wide mouth jars), put 1 pepper, 2 cloves garlic, and 1 tsp dill seed.
  2. Pack washed okra into jars to within 1/2″ from the top of the jar.
  3. Boil vinegar, water, canning salt, and sugar.
  4. Pour vinegar mixture over okra, again filling to within 1/2″ from the top of the jar.
  5. Remove any air bubbles.
  6. Wipe rim of jar clean and put on lids and screw bands.
  7. Process in hot water bath canner for 10 minutes.
  8. *Instead of using whole peppers, you can use 2 pieces of pepper cut into about 1 1/2 to 2 inch pieces.
  9. **Instead of using 2 small cloves of garlic for each jar, you can use 1 large clove.

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