Home-Style Green Beans
IN THE SOUTH, we call a dish like this "comfort food". We serve it with corn bread, and they go great together. I make this as a side dish with any of my favorite entrees. It's so simple to prepare I can serve it up in no time. -Nancy Reichert, Thomasville, Georgia
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 30 min.
- 3/4 pound fresh green beans, cut into 2-inch pieces
- 1-1/2 cups water
- 6 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
- 1 tablespoon seasoned salt
- In a saucepan, combine beans and water; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 10 minutes. Add the bacon and seasoned salt; simmer 10-15 minutes longer. Serve with a slotted spoon.
Nutrition Facts1 each: 78 calories, 5g fat (2g saturated fat), 8mg cholesterol, 1296mg sodium, 5g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 3g fiber), 4g protein.
Originally published as Home-Style Green Beans in Reminisce May/June 1998