Canning 3 bean salad is a great way to put some pickled beans on the pantry shelves for winter. It is also a good way to use up beans from the garden before the heat kills them. Many people love cooking with ingredients grown in their personal garden or backyard. Salads are enjoyed fresh and most food lovers don’t like the idea of using processed and canned ingredients like beans from the market. Fresh ingredients picked from the garden not only have more nutritional value but also add more sense of achievement to cooking.
Moreover, fresh ingredients have better aroma and pleasing appearance. Summers give a great opportunity to grow crops in your garden but the heat in some regions can become too much for some crops to survive. In such a situation, you can cook these up and can them so that you can enjoy all summer long. Bush and wax beans can find it hard to survive the harsh summer heat but in this post from the Thyme Square Garden; Pammy outlines a recipe for pickled three bean salad for canning.
She has used green bush beans and yellow wax beans in combination with dry beans to prepare a salad that can be used as not only a delicious side dish but is also a great addition to the winter menu. It is a good use for beans that might get destroyed by the heat otherwise. If you don’t grow a garden you can probably find the green and wax beans at your local Farmer’s market.
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