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southern style green beans

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Mary Beam
Westbrook, ME

Boring old canned Green Beans? Not anymore. I learned this technique when I lived in TN for a year.

(1 rating)
yield 2 to 3
prep time 5 Min
cook time 45 Min

Ingredients For southern style green beans

  • 1 can
    green string beans (i like allen's italian)
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1 sm
  • 1/4 lb
    chunk ham or salt pork
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
    fresh ground pepper

How To Make southern style green beans

  • 1
    Slice the onion in rings, and add to all the other ingredients in a medium sauce pan. Include the liquid from the canned beans.
  • 2
    Cover and simmer on a low heat for about 45 minutes. This allows the flavors to meld and makes the canned beans taste fresh out of the garden. Strain the liquid and serve.

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