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This is green bean heaven! We love the combination of ham and green beans. Adding onions and garlic and cooking them in a small amount of liquid and butter is sensational. The only thing I would do different, is to serve this as a main course and the only course !!! Thanks, Inez.

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Lorac September 29, 2002

This was so easy to make, yet very elagant to serve at a formal dinner. The only change, I used frozen green beans. I will be making this alot.

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Jeff Hixson December 27, 2002

My family rates this six thumbs up! I used bacon instead of ham and added some extra black pepper before serving. Delicious. I kept it simmering for an extra hour by adding more water when it needed it. Thanks for posting this keeper.

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Kat's Mom June 08, 2008

I often make green beans and ham, but never thought to add butter. It really adds a new dimension and it was buttery deliciousness.

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LainieBug August 26, 2013

This exact recipe is on Allrecipes.com. Several of the comments there recommended that chicken broth should be substituted for the water the recipe calls for. I took their advice and the results were great. My son says that these are the best green beans he's ever had in all his 33 years.

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dvitro November 22, 2011

My bf loved these and so did I! This is a very forgiving recipe. Not only did I not measure anything, just threw in what I had, I also kept on low for about 10 minutes extra because my pork cops took longer than I planned. They were so tasty and easy. I left out the onion because of personal preference. Thanks for sharing!

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Island Girl 525 May 06, 2010

Thanks for sharing - I've had beans cooked similar to this (using bacon) but the ham is such a great idea - LESS FAT - and the garlic really adds a nice kick! Thanks again - I am fixing for our Christmas dinner.

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Barb_in_Indy December 14, 2009

Oh so good! Used frozen whole green beans which worked well. I always have ham in the freezer, but rarely bacon, so this recipe was a great find. Great flavor of Southern green beans, with no need to simmer all day. Thanks for sharing the recipe!

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LonghornMama October 11, 2009

I was looking for a way to use up ham. This worked--little did I know how delicious the green bean recipe would actually be. This will be made again for regular and company meals.

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ladyfingers July 11, 2009
Country Green Beans