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    Help Please! Do I add water?

    Ziggles
    Sat Sep 22, 2012 10:16 pm
    Regular "Line Cook" Poster
    Hello, I hope someone can help! I'm just finding my way around the site and there is a recipe I am wanting to make tomorrow for dinner guests. It is on the site, Crock Pot Green Beans & Bacon by, like2create

    1 lb fresh string bean, cut into 1-inch lengths (OR leave whole, cut ends)
    6 -8 slices bacon
    1 -2 tablespoon garlic, diced
    1 medium onion, chopped
    1 tablespoon olive oil
    1/2 teaspoon salt
    fresh ground pepper Directions:
    1
    Place bacon at the bottom of the crockpot. Place other ingredients on top of the bacon in crock pot. Stir. Cover and cook on low for 6 hours. If you have a large crock pot, you can double the recipe.

    My question is, should I add any water? The recipe does not call for it and I am planning to use fresh green beans. I have emailed the person who shared the recipe but not sure I will hear in time.

    Thank you for any help!

    Ziggles
    duonyte
    Sun Sep 23, 2012 10:18 am
    Forum Host
    Nope - the beans and the onions will create enough water. Remember that the crockpot is a sealed environment and you need much less liquid than if cooking on the stove or in the oven. I make many recipes that call for no added liquid or no more than 1/2 cup or a cup, depending on what the dish is.
    Ziggles
    Sun Sep 23, 2012 11:25 am
    Regular "Line Cook" Poster
    Thank you for taking the time to reply. Beans are on and there's time to spare! What a great group of people!
    Red Apple Guy
    Mon Sep 24, 2012 2:58 pm
    Forum Host
    How did they turn out?

    Red
    Ziggles
    Mon Sep 24, 2012 4:26 pm
    Regular "Line Cook" Poster
    Very good thank you, and just as the recipe called for and what help I received here of course! icon_wink.gif
    Red Apple Guy
    Mon Sep 24, 2012 9:27 pm
    Forum Host
    Well, welcome to the forum, Ziggles. Don't be a stranger.

    Red
    Ziggles
    Tue Sep 25, 2012 9:31 am
    Regular "Line Cook" Poster
    Thank you Red!
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