Sweet 'n' Hot Green Beans and Carrots
Sweet and spicy, fresh green beans and carrot strips with crushed red pepper.
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup white wine vinegar
1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon dried crushed red pepper
1 garlic clove, minced
1/2 pound fresh green beans, trimmed
1/2 pound carrots, cut into 4 x 1/2-inch strips
- Whisk together sugar and vinegar until sugar dissolves. Stir in red pepper and garlic; cover and let stand 4 hours.
- Cook green beans and carrot in boiling water 1 minute; drain. Plunge into ice water to stop cooking process; drain.
- Pour vinegar mixture over vegetables, tossing to coat. Let stand 1 hour before serving.
Makes 4 to 6 servings.