Nancy J. Patrykus Recipe

FRESH GREEN BEANS, SWEET & SOUR

By Nancy J. Patrykus Finnjin


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This wonderful recipe was clipped out of a cooking magazine in the early 80's.
MMMmm, fresh green beans, so bright and crisp, flavored with bacon, onion,and cider vinegar.
A real taste treat.
This is one of my favorite side dishes, and have made it many times.

Ingredients

1 lb
fresh green beans,
5 slice
bacon
1 medium
onion
2 tsp
flour
1/2 c
water
1/3 c
cider vinegar
2 Tbsp
sugar
salt & pepper

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Trim ends of green beans, and cook in boiling,
salted water until crisp and tender. Drain and plunge into ice water.
Drain again and set aside.
In a large skillet cook bacon till crisp.
Drain on a paper towel.
Drain off all but 2 Tablespoons of of bacon drippings.
2
Saute onion till tender, in the bacon drippings.
Stir in flour, cook and stir until bubbly.
Stir in water, vinegar and sugar, heat to boiling and continue to cook until slightly thickened.
Add beans, and heat, tossing occasionally.
Sprinkle with salt, pepper, and cooked bacon.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #sweet, #sides, #green, #beans, #sour

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17 Comments

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Teresa ;-) kentuckyfriedkitchen
Jul 18, 2015
Nancy, this recipe sounds wonderful! Thanks for sharing it! Our green beans will be ready to pick in about a week and I can't wait to try this! :-)
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Nancy J. Patrykus Finnjin
Jul 15, 2012
That sounds great....glad you liked it.
Nancy
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Theresa Poma kitcatnap
Jul 15, 2012
This was a GREAT recipe ! I threw in a handful of my cherry tomatoes (have more than I know what to do with this year)and it was sooo colorful ! Just perfect !!!
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Rose Selvar potrose
May 10, 2012
If we don't like fresh or frozen green beans then I don't think we'd like this....what do you think?
Love you too, Ma.
Missed your call today.
5/10/12 9:54 p.m.
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Nancy J. Patrykus Finnjin
May 10, 2012
Rose you don't know what you are missing...
Luv ya any way!!!!