Texas Down Home Green Beans and Potatoes

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TEXAS DOWN-HOME  GREEN  BEANS  AND  POTATOES

Texas Down Home Green Beans and Potatoes

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 lbs. fresh green beans
  • 8 slices bacon, quartered
  • 1 sm. onion, chopped
  • 5 c. water
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. pepper
  • 1 1/2 c. cubed red potatoes

Prepare:

 Wash beans. Trim ends and remove strings.  Cut into 1 1/2-inch slices; set aside. Fry bacon until crisp in a Dutch oven.  Remove bacon and set aside. Saute onion in drippings until tender.  Add water to cover.  Bring to a boil; add bacon, beans, salt, pepper and return to a boil.  Cover and simmer 15 minutes.  Add potatoes and cook 10 minutes or until potatoes are tender.  Drain.  Yield:  6 servings.

Down Home Green Beans and Potatoes

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DOWN-HOME  GREEN  BEANS  AND  POTATOES

DOWN-HOME GREEN BEANS AND POTATOES

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 lbs. fresh green beans
  • 8 slices bacon, quartered
  • 1 sm. onion, chopped
  • 5 c. water
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. pepper
  • 1 1/2 c. cubed red potatoes

Directions:

 Wash beans. Trim ends and remove strings.  Cut into 1 1/2-inch slices; set aside. Fry bacon until crisp in a Dutch oven.  Remove bacon and set aside. Saute onion in drippings until tender.  Add water to cover.  Bring to a boil; add bacon, beans, salt, pepper and return to a boil.  Cover and simmer 15 minutes.  Add potatoes and cook 10 minutes or until potatoes are tender.  Drain.  Yield:  6 servings. 

 

Green Bean Casserole

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GREEN  BEAN  CASSEROLE

Ingredients:

  • 1 c. chopped onion
  • 2 tbsp. bacon fat
  • 2 c. canned tomatoes
  • 1 c. diced celery
  • 1/2 green pepper, chopped
  • 1 tbsp. sugar
  • 1 tsp. salt (or less)
  • 1/2 tsp. pepper
  • 1 bay lea
  • 1 tbsp. chopped parsley
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1 1/2 lb. green beans, French
  • Grated sharp cheddar
  • Buttered bread crumbs
  • Bacon (optional)Pre

Prepare:

Saute onion in bacon fat.  When light brown, add tomatoes, celery, green pepper.  Season with sugar, salt, pepper, bay leaf, parsley and garlic.  Simmer for 30 minutes, stirring frequently.  Remove bay leaf and garlic.  Boil green beans in lightly salted water until tender; drain.  Place alternate layers of beans, tomato sauce, cheese (and bacon, if desired) in a buttered casserole.  Top with buttered crumbs and bake in preheated 325 degree oven for 25 minutes.  Serves 6-8. 

 

Texas Green Beans

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TEXAS GREEN BEANS

Ingredients:

  • 4 slices bacon, diced
  • 1/3 c. chopped onion
  • 2 tbsp. sugar
  • 1 tbsp. flour
  • 3 tbsp. vinegar
  • 16 oz. Fresh Green Beans
  • 1/3   c. liquid

Prepare:

In sause pan cook green berans. Reserve the liquid. In medium skillet, fry bacon until crisp.  Remove bacon; drain on paper towels.  Saute onion in bacon drippings until crisp-tender.  Add sugar, flour, vinegar and reserved liquid; cook until smooth and thickened, stirring constantly.  Add beans; heat thoroughly.  Garnish with bacon.  Makes 3-4 servings.

Green Beans Parmesan

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GREEN BEANS PARMESAN

Ingredients:

  •  2 tbsp. butter or margarine
  • 2 tbsp. all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/8 tsp. pepper
  • 1 c. milk
  • 1/2 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
  • 2-4 tbsp. grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 (14 oz.) cut green beans, drained

Prepare:

Melt butter in saucepan.  Mix in flour, salt and pepper.  Stir in milk until it boils and thickens.  Add Worcestershire sauce and first amount of cheese.  Add more to taste.  Add beans.  Heat through.  Stir often.  Serves 8.