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sliced green bell pepper

Easy Canning Recipe for Green Peppers

  • Author: Patrick
  • Total Time: 1 hour, 15 minutes


Canning green peppers is easy and takes very little prep time. Canned green peppers are a delicious addition to soups, casseroles, stews, fajitas, and more!


  • 6 pounds green bell peppers
  • 4 cups of water


  1. Heat water in a large stockpot and bring it to a boil.
  2. Pack sterilized canning jars with cooked or raw green peppers.
  3. Ladle boiling water into the canning jars, leaving 1-inch headspace.
  4. Eliminate any air bubbles using a spatula or a specialized bubble popper tool.
  5. Use a damp towel to wipe the rims and secure the canning lids. Apply screw bands.
  6. Add 2-4 inches of water to the pressure canner, per the manufacturer’s instructions.
  7. Place the canning jars in the pressure canner and add the lid.
  8. Let the pressure canner vent steam for 10 minutes, then allow the pressure to build to the recommended PSI per your elevation (between 10-15lbs of pressure).
  9. Process pints and half-pints for 35 minutes.
  10. Remove the jars from the heat and let the canner cool before removing the canning jars using a jar lifter.
  11. Let the canning jars cool at room temperature for 12-24 hours.
  12. Inspect the jars by removing the screw bands and ensuring the jars are sealed.
  13. Label the jars and store them in a cool, dry place.
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Additional Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 35 minutes


  • Serving Size: 1 cup
  • Calories: 63kcal
  • Sugar: 6g
  • Sodium: 0g
  • Fat: 0g
  • Saturated Fat: 0g
  • Carbohydrates: 15g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Protein: 2g