Southern Green Beans

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Beth Pierce

By
@smalltownwoman

Southern Green Beans are slow cooked string beans combined with onion, garlic and crisp bacon. The end result is heavenly with scrumptious tender melt in your mouth green beans.

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Comments:
Serves:
6
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
55 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 4 slice
    bacon diced
  • 1
    medium onion finely chopped
  • 2 clove
    garlic minced
  • 2 lb
    fresh green beans trimmed
  • 3 1/2 c
    low sodium chicken broth
  • 1 tsp
    (optional) cajun seasoning
  • 2 Tbsp
    butter

How to Make Southern Green Beans

Step-by-Step

  1. In large saucepan over medium heat cook bacon until almost completely brown. Add onion and cook for additional 5 minutes. Turn heat to low and add garlic; cook for 30 seconds. Remove bacon/onion mixture to a bowl. Do not wash saucepan.
  2. Add green beans and enough chicken broth to just cover the green beans. Add Cajun seasoning.
  3. Bring to a low boil. Cover and reduce to simmer. Simmer for 1 – 1 1/2 hours stirring occasionally. Drain chicken broth, return bacon/onion mixture and heat for 1-2 minutes. Add butter, stir and serve.

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About Southern Green Beans

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Southern
Dietary Needs: Low Carb



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