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country green beans

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a recipe by
Carrie Knudsen
Romeoville, IL

I got this recipe from an old friend who grew up in southern Indiana and was a wonderful southern cook. The only thing I added was garlic powder because I love garlic! So yummy!

★★★★★ 1
serves 4
prep time 10 Min
cook time 45 Min

Ingredients For country green beans

  • 2
    cans cut green beans
  • 4 slice
    bacon, cut into pieces
  • 1/2 c
    chopped onion
  • 1
    can pinto beans with liquid
  • 1 c
  • 1 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1 dash
    salt and pepper

How To Make country green beans

  • 1
    In a large sauce pan, place bacon pieces in and cook until very crisp. Keep all drippings and pieces in the pan.
  • 2
    Add green beans, onion, garlic powder, salt and pepper, water, and pinto beans with liquid.
  • 3
    Bring to a boil and reduce to a simmer for at least 45 min, Adding water if needed to keep from burning, but you do want a nice simmering liquid at all times when cooking. Enjoy!

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