Runner Bean Pickle

Ingredients
1 lb of runner beans (big overgrown ones are fine)
1/4 pint of vinegar
4oz brown sugar
1 tbsp cornflour
1 tbsp mustard
1 tsp turmeric
Black pepper and sea salt
Sterilised jars

Method
Cut the runner beans into small pieces and place in a large pan. Add the vinegar, bring to the boil and simmer for 10 minutes.

Add the brown sugar, stir until dissolved and simmer for 5 minutes.

Mix the cornflour with a little water and add to pan with the mustard and turmeric. Simmer, stirring, for 5 minutes.

Season with black pepper and sea salt.

Allow to cool slightly and pack into sterilised jars.

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