Birnen, Bohnen Und Speck

""Pears, Beans and Bacon." From "The Art of German Cooking" by Betty Wason published 1967. A delicious treat (but don't eat this too often, it's not exactly healthy)."
 
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photo by Tom H.
Ready In:
30mins
Ingredients:
9
Serves:
6
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ingredients

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directions

  • Place pears in a pot with warm water. Add 1 tbsp lemon juice. Bring to the boil, reduce heat, simmer for 15 minutes.
  • While pears are cooking, cook bacon in a skillet. When crispy, remove to a plate with paper towel and reserve bacon grease.
  • After simmering for 15 minutes, add beans and salt.
  • Drain pears and beans. Crumble bacon into pears and beans.
  • Add sugar, vinegar, and 1 tbsp lemon juice to the bacon grease and pour over pears, beans, and bacon.
  • Serve hot.

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