Prep 30 mins
Cook 1 hr
A favorite Southern summertime treat made best with fresh produce!
- 2 lbs fresh green beans, trimmed and snapped into 1-inch pieces
- 5 slices bacon, cut into small pieces (or one smoked ham hock)
- salt, to taste
- 1⁄2 teaspoon sugar
- 1 1⁄3 cups water
- Combine ingredients in large saucepan.
- Cover and simmer for about 1 hour.
I would have like to use fresh beans, but unfortunately the one I had were not good anymore. So I had a bag of frozen green and yellow beans with baby carrots that I used. This recipe was perfect. The beans didn't taste like frozen like usually. I think I could have received family with this recipe without them noticing it was frozen beans. The fact that they cooked in water and bacon gave them a great taste. Thanks Porfavorcorona :) Made for Name that ingredient tag game
Who would have thought that stewed green beans could taste so good? Looking forward to trying this again with a ham hock.
A nice change for us with grean beans. So easy to throw together. I chose to brown the beacon after the cooking was done to top it off. The next time I would like to add onions to ours. Great meal.