Pole Beans and New Potatoes

READY IN: 1hr 15mins
Recipe by Caryn

Simple yummy southern tasting side dish. Pole beans are larger than everyday green beans (Kentucky wonder is a favorite variety). Try to find tender beans that do not have a heavy "string"; they will cook in the same amount of time as the potatoes.

Top Review by Dana-MMH

Caryn, this was so simple to make and had such excellent flavor to it!! DH was in a mood for some Southern food so we had fried chicken and made this as a side dish. Thanks this is a keeper!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. String the beans.
  2. Peel the potatoes or cut them in half.
  3. Put the beans in the bottom of a heavy saucepan.
  4. Add the potatoes, ham hock, and water.
  5. Simmer, covered, until the potatoes are done, about 30 to 45 minutes.

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