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“An old southern recipe from Mississippi for green beans and potatoes. You can delete the bacon or ham hock and they still taste good. Green beans adds a special taste to potatoes and I love it.”
READY IN:
1hr 10mins
SERVES:
4
YIELD:
6 CUPS
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In pot cover green beans with water and boil till tender with potatoes and bacon (or ham hock); drain.
  2. Add your favorite seasoning (I like butter, salt, and pepper).
  3. Remember ham hocks take a little longer than green beans, so if you use a ham hock, boil it first till tender then add the rest and cook. I personally never use ham hock due to fat content--I usually just use the bacon strips. I only listed it here as it was in the old south recipe.

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