Pickled Banana Peppers

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“You can add jalapenos to this recipe to make it hotter.”
24hrs 25mins
8 pints

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Wash peppers-cut two slits into each pepper and place in a large glass container.
  2. Dissolve salt in 16 cups water and pour over peppers and then let stand 12-18 hours in a cool place.
  3. Drain peppers, rinse and drain again.
  4. In a large stainless or enamel pot combine 2 cups water with the vinegar, sugar, horseradish and garlic.
  5. Bring to a boil.
  6. Reduce heat and boil gently, uncovered for 15 minutes.
  7. At this point every window in your house should be open.
  8. Remove garlic cloves.
  9. Pack peppers snugly into a hot jar to within 3/4 inch of top rim.
  10. Add boiling vinegar mixture to cover peppers leaving 1/2 inch head space.
  11. Seal and process 15 min in a boiling water bath.
  12. Cool for 24 hours and check seals.

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