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Mustard Beans

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  Beans 3 Pound (About 4 Quarts, Mixed Yellow And Green Ones)
  Boiling water 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Turmeric 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Dry mustard 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  All purpose flour 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Firmly packed brown sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Cold water 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Cider vinegar 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Celery seed 4 Teaspoon
  Mustard seed 2 Teaspoon

Remove tips from the beans.
Leave whole.
Drop into rapidly boiling water with the 1 tsp salt.
Cover and cook 8-9 minutes.
Do not overcook.
The beans should still be crisp.
In the meantime, combine the turmeric, mustard, flour, 1 1/2 tsp salt, and brown sugar.
Work to a smooth paste with the cold water.
Bring to the boil the vinegar, celery seed, and mustard seed.
Stir 1/2 cup of the hot vinegar into the mustard mixture.
Gradually add the mustard mixture into the rest of the hot vinegar, stirring constantly.
Cook 5 minutes, until the sauce is smooth and thickened.
Add the beans, bring back to the boil, reduce heat, and simmer 4-5 minutes or until the beans are just tender.
Pour into hot sterilized jars.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes

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