9 Reviews

A wonderful way to enjoy fresh green beans and potatoes. The spices and broth give the vegetables a nice flavor. I cooked this until all of the broth evaporated and the potatoes browned slightly. It's like having fried potatoes with all of the flavor and none of the fat (I left out the ham). I will be making this a lot. Thanks for posting.

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Sherry W. August 12, 2002

Used canned green beans and they worked just fine. Added a pinch of dried red chili flakes and a splash of white wine. Good stuff, Sue L.

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Clifford Boren June 22, 2003

This is a wonderful way to cook green beans and potatoes. It is very similar to the way my mother and mother-in-law cook them. The only difference is they don't use herbs. I liked that addition as it added a subtle yet delicious flavor. The flavor from the ham is essential to the success of this dish. Just good ole country food and we sure enjoyed it. Thanks Sue L.

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ratherbeswimmin' June 13, 2003

Great dish! Just the right amount of seasoning to give it a wonderful flavor. I did double the amount of butter to cook the ham/onions in since they were getting too brown too fast; also simmered for about 35 minutes while the rest of dinner cooked. The potatoes and beans were perfectly cooked for our liking (we like soft green beans). Will make this again! Made for Photo Tag.

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AZPARZYCH February 10, 2013

This is so good. Made this quite a few times this summer with my fresh beans out of the garden. Didn't change a thing. Thanks- I will use this recipe every summer!

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Camaro Chic August 15, 2011

Like others, I have been making this basic recipe for years too. You just can't get a finer meal than from fresh produce from the garden. I slow cook mine in a crock pot all day using smoked ham hocks, onion, seasoning, and chicken broth. Sometimes I peel the potatoes and sometimes I don't. I serve it with a pan of cornbread on the side. Yum!

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Olive* June 26, 2009

Very good. My family has been making this basic recipe for generations (using bacon, not ham), but I've never tried seasoning it with herbs before. We enjoyed this variation, and it's inspired me to experiment with other seasoning combos, too.

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Kitchenette June 05, 2009

Boy, Sue, this recipe is some kind of DE-LISH. I have made variations of this before but the herbs in your recipe add so much flavor. Scrumptious! Thanks for posting it.

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Kim Bekukin August 21, 2008

I used fresh beans, bacon, and I had to leave out the onion since my fam hates them. I cooked for an extra 15 minutes and they were fantastic! Thank you!!

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Punky Julster May 25, 2004
New Potatoes with Green Beans, Country-Style