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    Grandma's Green Beans

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    20 mins

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    15 mins

    Mama Jen's Note:

    My beloved and very much missed Grandmother was always asked to bring these to family gatherings.. The woman knew how to cook, raising 8 kids, 6 of them being girls, I think it's fair to say- she had a PHD.. ;).. I only wish I had more of her recipes to share..

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Fry bacon til' it's crisp, on the stovetop. Add onion, cook until tender.
    2. 2
      Drain "all" liquid off of canned green beans.
    3. 3
      Add beans to bacon and onion mixture.
    4. 4
      Add bullion cube and water.
    5. 5
      Cook very slowly until beans "shrivel".
    6. 6
      Sometimes, ok well maybe always I have this compulsive need to add things to whatever I am cooking, and 98% of the time you can beat it's gonna be GARLIC or SPICES. Soo- there ya' go. Add in some garlic if you dare, or maybe some seasoning salt? :) But whatever you do- ENJOY!

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on June 13, 2012

      55

      Good green beans! I was really surprised how much the chicken bouillon added to the flavor. Thanks for sharing this simple keeper. Made for Zaar Chef Alphabet Soup tag.

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    • on December 20, 2007

      45

      I think you made this for me and I really liked it. Saw the review for the garlic and cracked pepper... good thinking. Didn't think this dish could get any better!

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    • on September 25, 2007

      45

      This is so yummy. I make mine a lot like this but without the chicken bouillon. DH wanted to know what was different tonight... He thought I had used a different bacon. The chicken bouillon really sets this off. Thanks, Mama Jen for posting.

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    Nutritional Facts for Grandma's Green Beans

    Serving Size: 1 (232 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 103.4
     
    Calories from Fat 16
    16%
    Total Fat 1.8 g
    2%
    Saturated Fat 0.5 g
    2%
    Cholesterol 1.8 mg
    0%
    Sodium 119.3 mg
    4%
    Total Carbohydrate 20.4 g
    6%
    Dietary Fiber 7.6 g
    30%
    Sugars 9.5 g
    38%
    Protein 5.5 g
    11%

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