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Smoked Pickled Green Beans

Traeger Kitchen


Smoked Pickled Green Beans

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Cook Time

45

Minutes

Serves

4 - 6

People

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What's this?

Step your party appetizer game up with this smoked and pickled green beans recipe. Simply smoke the blanched beans for about 45 minutes then submerge them in a homemade brine for 24 hours.

Ingredients

  • 1 Pound Green Beans, blanched

  • 1/2 Cup salt

  • 1/2 Cup sugar

  • 1 Tablespoon red pepper flakes

  • 2 Cup white wine vinegar

  • 2 Cup ice water

Steps

  • 1

    *This recipe requires overnight preparation. When ready to cook, set grill temperature to 180°F and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.
  • 2

    Place the blanched green beans on a mesh grill mat and place mat directly on the grill grate. Smoke the green beans for 30-45 minutes until they’ve picked up the desired amount of smoke. Remove from grill and set aside until the brine is ready.
  • 3

    In a medium sized saucepan, bring all remaining ingredients, except ice water, to a boil over medium high heat on the stove. Simmer for 5-10 minutes then remove from heat and steep 20 minutes more. Pour brine over ice water to cool.
  • 4

    Once brine has cooled, pour over the green beans and weigh them down with a few plates to ensure they are completely submerged. Let sit 24 hours before use. Enjoy!