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
  • 1
    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


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