Quick & Economical green beans, ham, potatoes

Quick & Economical Green Beans, Ham, Potatoes Recipe

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Priscilla Smith


I have made this many times the original way, with fresh green beans and potatoes. I came up with this method for a quick and delicious meal. It's as good as the original recipe.


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15 Min
30 Min
Stove Top


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1 Tbsp
large ham steak, precooked
32 oz. cans of cut green beans (undrained)
2 can(s)
whole potatoes, drained
1 large
onion, chopped
pepper to taste
cubes of chicken bouillion
1 c
1 Tbsp
butter, optional

How to Make Quick & Economical green beans, ham, potatoes


  • 1In skillet melt a tablespoon of butter and brown the hamsteak on both sides. Cut in cubes.
  • 2In a large pot, put undrained cans of green beans, canned potatoes (drained), onion, and ham cubes. Add chicken bouillion cubes and pepper. Cover pot and simmer at least 30 minutes.
  • 3Note: Don't add salt until you taste, since the bouillion cubes are salty. I also add a tablespoon of butter to the pot while it simmers. Let simmer as long as possible, so that the beans get more tender and consume the flavor of the ham.

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About Quick & Economical green beans, ham, potatoes

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes
Main Ingredient: Beans/Legumes
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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