Old-Fashioned Green Beans

My grandmother grew up in Kentucky on a farm. Whenever we visited, Dad would always ask for these beans. This recipe makes me feel like I am “home”.


2 tablespoons bacon grease
1 pound fresh green beans, cleaned
1-1/2 cups hot beef broth
1/4 cup chopped onion
ground black pepper to taste
chopped bacon, if desired


Heat bacon grease in large saucepan on medium high heat; add beans and saute until bright green. Drain off fat.

Add the hot beef stock and onion, bring to a boil; reduce to simmer, cover. Simmer for about an hour.

Add pepper and bacon bits.


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