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  • 5 cups - fresh green beans
  • 1/2 cups - bacon bits
  • 1 tablespoons - dried minced onion
  • - salt and pepper
  • Directions:

    In a medium saucepan, place the green beans and add enough water to just cover the beans. Add the bacon bits and minced onion along with salt and pepper to taste. Bring to a boil over high heat, then reduce heat to medium and allow to simmer for 15 minutes or so until beans are crisp tender and flavors are blended.

    Brief Description

    Fresh green beans simmered and seasoned with bacon and onion for a quick side dish any week night.

    Main Ingredient:

    green beans

    Category:  Vegetables

    Cuisine:  American

    Prep Time: 15 min
    Cook Time: 20 min


    These beans remind me of the ones my great grandma used to make with green beans fresh from her garden simmered half the afternoon with bacon slices and fresh onion; but this version comes together quickly for a weeknight dinner.

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    August 23, 2020

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