Pickled Flat Green Beans
(Fasulye Tursusu - Black Sea Region)
500 gr flat green beans, trimmed, cut in medium sized chunks
1/4 cup red Bell peppers, cut in strips
1 cayenne pepper, optional
6-7 garlic cloves, peeled
2 cups water
1/2 cup vinegar
2 tbsp salt
1 tbsp oil
1 tbsp lemon juice
Layer the flat beans into the large clean glass jar. Arrange the red peppers, garlic cloves between the layers.
Bring to boil water, vinegar, salt, oil and lemon juice for about 2-3 minutes in the medium size pot. Turn the heat off. Pour into the jar, cover the beans.
Place heavy object over them. Tightly cover the jar. If you don't have any heavy object. Keep the jar up side down. Keep it cool and humid place for about 15 to 20 days.
See, How to Make Pickled Green Bean Stir-Fry:)