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Sweet 'n' Hot Green Beans and Carrots

No recipe image available.Sweet and spicy, fresh green beans and carrot strips with crushed red pepper.

Recipe Ingredients:

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

Cooking Directions:

  1. Whisk together sugar and vinegar until sugar dissolves. Stir in red pepper and garlic; cover and let stand 4 hours.
  2. Cook green beans and carrot in boiling water 1 minute; drain. Plunge into ice water to stop cooking process; drain.
  3. Pour vinegar mixture over vegetables, tossing to coat. Let stand 1 hour before serving.

Makes 4 to 6 servings.