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Green Beans

  • Author: nocrumbsleft
  • Prep Time: 5 min
  • Cook Time: 30 min
  • Total Time: 35 min
  • Yield: 5-6 servings


  • 2 pounds green beans
  • 3 pieces uncooked bacon
  • 1 tablespoon kosher salt
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped yellow onion
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter


Cut the ends off the green beans and rinse throughly. In a large pot, combine the green beans, bacon, salt and onions. Fill with water until covered, about 4 cups. Bring to a boil, then reduce the heat and simmer for 30 minutes. When done, remove 3/4 of the liquid in the pan, and discard. Add the butter to the beans and stir until melted and combined throughly. Serve.