Southern Home Cooked Pole Beans

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 25 mins

This is a true southern dish. It goes well with any main course.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Wash the beans,trim stems and ends and snap beans in half and set aside.
  2. Cook the bacon in large saucepan until crisp remove the bacon reserve the drippings in pan crumble the bacon and set aside.
  3. Add water and remaining 3 ingredients to the pan bring to boil over high heat add beans and cover.
  4. Reduce heat to medium cover and cook for 15 minutes.
  5. Sprinkle with bacon and serve with a slotted spoon.


Most Helpful

Great recipe although I added a small yellow onion diced to the bacon drippings and a half teaspoon red pepper flakes. Yummy

ace7455 #2 January 25, 2009

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