Country Style Green Beans

Recipe by bullwinkle
READY IN: 45mins




  • Melt 1 stick of butter in a heavy 3 quart pan.
  • Add onions and cook over low heat for a few minutes but not let the onions get brown.
  • Except for the remaining stick of butter and salt add all of the remaining ingredients to the onions.
  • Partially cover and bring to a boil and boil for 5 minutes.
  • Then lower the heat and cover completley.
  • Simmer at least 15 minutes or until green beans are cooked to the tenderness you like.
  • Drain off the liquid and remove ham hock.
  • Take the skin off the ham hock and cut meat from the bone.
  • Return the meat to the beans.
  • Add salt and the remaining butter an toss until butter is melted and green beans are coated.