Green Beans Depression Style

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READY IN: 3hrs
Recipe by Myrna 2

Finally something before my time. Apparently this fed a lot of families during the depression. Will feed alot. I make it during the summer with beans from the garden and freeze them. Great way to use up the surplus.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Break beans in half and put in large kettle.
  2. Add rest of ingredients.
  3. Bring to full boil.
  4. Cover half way, turn heat down to simmer, forget it for about 3 hours.
  5. Scoop out with slotted spoon or serve with broth.
  6. I use spoon, dh takes the broth.

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