Southern Style Green Beans

Southern Style Green Beans

Southern Style Green Beans
Southern Style Green Beans

"Southern Style Green Beans simmer slowly on the stovetop with bacon and onions until the fresh green beans are tender, flavorful and melt-in-your-mouth delicious! These country-style vegetables are an easy side dish to serve with smothered pork chops, chicken fried steak, roasted chicken or shrimp and grits. There's a bit of a Green Bean Debate out there: namely, whether they should be cooked-to-death-until-they're-so-tender-they're-almost-mushy or whether they're best when they're still bright green and just crisp-tender. Personally, I like the veggies both ways...I just consider them two totally different animals. Today, we're focused on southern-style green beans, which are cooked low and slow until they're fall-apart tender. These country-style beans are typically simmered in broth or water alongside a smoky meat -- such as bacon, ham hocks or smoked turkey -- as well as other seasonings. The end result is a pot of soft, richly-flavored beans that are a tasty companion for almost any entrée. "

Serves8 people

Preparation Time15 min

Cooking Time1 hr

Cooking MethodSkillet

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