Cayenne Green Beans

Cayenne Green Beans Recipe

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Bonnie Bingenheimer


I got this recipe out of a Junior League type cookbook from Savannah, GA (my original hometown!)

This is a simple, fresh, spiced up recipe for just regular ole green beans!


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6 oz
onion, minced
2 lb
fresh green beans, washed and tips removed
1 c
boiling water
3 Tbsp
white vinegar
3 Tbsp
salt and pepper to taste
1 tsp
cayenne pepper

How to Make Cayenne Green Beans


  • 1Cook bacon in a skillet until crisp.
  • 2Drain bacon and crumble. leaving drippings in skillet.
  • 3Add onions to skillet and saute until tender.
  • 4Add green beans to skillet and saute over medium heat for 2 minutes, stirring frequently.
  • 5Add boiling water to pan and cover. Steam, shaking pan occasionally, for 15 minutes or until beans are tender. Do not overcook.
  • 6Add vinegar and stir.
  • 7Add butter, salt and peppers.
  • 8Transfer to serving dish, toss gently, sprinkle with bacon and serve.

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About Cayenne Green Beans

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Southern
Dietary Needs: Gluten-Free, Wheat Free, Low Carb

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