Dutch Green Beans

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by mollypaul

One of those old fashioned Pennsylvania Dutch recipes that warms the heart. From the US Regional Cookbook, Chicago Culinary Arts Institute, 1947

Top Review by sugarpea

I liked the flavor of the finished "sauce" but Dh thought it had far too much vinegar. The "sauce" was extremely thick. If I made this again, I would cut the amount of flour in half.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook beans in boiling salted water until tender, about 15 to 20 minutes; drain.
  2. Cut bacon in small pieces and fry until crisp, reserving 2 tablespoons of fat.
  3. Add onion to bacon and cook until a golden brown; add to beans.
  4. Combine flour, sugar, mustard, salt and paprika; blend with the two tablespoons of bacon fat; brown well, stirring constantly.
  5. Add vinegar and water and cook until thickened (you're looking for a medium to medium/thin sauce).
  6. Pour over beans and let stand in a warm place for 1/2 hour before serving.

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