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Southern Green Beans

Photo by: Joseph De Leo
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Recipe

While I’m a fan of tender young green beans that have been steamed or slightly blanched and dressed with nothing more than a squeeze of fresh lemon, I actually prefer Southern-style green beans. For those of us who grew up on the Southern style, just sitting down to a goodly helping of these beans can bring tears of joy to our eyes.

Yield: Serves 8

Ingredients

  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1½ pound country ham, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 pounds green beans, trimmed
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • Dash of red wine vinegar

Directions

Fill a pot with enough water to cover the beans. Add the onion and ham and bring to a boil. Add the beans and cook very slowly until tender, about 1 hour, or to taste. Remove from the heat and pour off all but one quarter of the water. Season the beans with salt, pepper, and vinegar. Place in a serving bowl and serve with a slotted spoon.


© 1998 John Shields

Note from Cookstr's Editors

Nutritional information includes 1/8 teaspoon of added salt per serving.

 

Nutritional Information

Nutrients per serving (% daily value)

208kcal (10%)
54mg (5%)
15mg (25%)
39mcg RAE (1%)
698mg
51mg
26g
4g
3g
10g
60mg (20%)
2590mg (108%)
2g (12%)
7g (11%)
2mg (12%)
 

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