Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 30 mins

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

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.


Most Helpful

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.

sugarpea January 08, 2004

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